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Furloughs could become law firm layoffs, report says

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Welcome to Monday, the 37th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris decision that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits states from discriminating on the basis of sex in providing retirement benefits. Here ...

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Frederick faces suit over alleged free speech violations at protests

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A Virginia man filed suit against Frederick and its police chief Monday, alleging officers violated his free speech rights by restricting the abilities of animal rights advocates to protest horse-drawn carriage rides. Jason Saltz wanted to protest the carriage rides ...

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Law Department official backs city’s anti-gag order measure

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Outside Baltimore City Hall on New Year’s Day, advocates, city officials and mayoral candidates took turns reading accounts of police brutality from victims who requested anonymity out of fear that they would lose settlement money by breaking nondisparagement agreements with ...

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Baltimore, arrested protestors reach potential settlement, including policy reforms

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A group of protesters arrested at Artscape in 2016 reached a proposed settlement with Baltimore last week but the monitoring team and judge overseeing police reform under the federal consent decree will have the final say about the policy changes negotiated by the parties.

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4th Circuit revives Baltimore circus protester’s First Amendment claim

In this 2005 photo, elephant trainer Mike Haywald of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus lines up some of the elephants during the "Lunch with the Elephants" annual event at Lexington Market. (File photo)

A federal appeals court has revived the free-speech claim of a man who was arrested near Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore while protesting the treatment of circus animals when the three-ring event was in town. In its published 3-0 decision, ...

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5 who protested inside Supreme Court plead guilty

This Feb. 17, 2016, file photo shows the Supreme Court building in Washington.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — Five protesters have pleaded guilty to causing disruptions in the U.S. Supreme Court. Online court records show the pleas were entered Thursday in federal court in Washington. Sentencing is set for July 24. The group had argued a ...

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