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Baltimore a party to $337M settlement with banks on price-fixing

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Baltimore is one of several government and union plaintiffs that stands to recoup damages sustained in a proposed $337 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing major financial institutions of a price-fixing conspiracy. The city filed a lawsuit earlier this year ...

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Baltimore’s lawyer: No more limits on speech in police settlements

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Citizens who have settled cases with Baltimore over alleged police misconduct are free to speak about their experiences regardless of any clause in their settlement agreement that restricts their speech, the city’s attorney said Wednesday. Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. ...

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As council weighs ‘gag order’ ban, city asks for rehearing on ruling

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The day after two Baltimore City Council members introduced a bill to ban “gag orders” in police settlement agreements, the city’s lawyer filed a petition to reverse an appellate opinion that found such orders unconstitutional. Council President Brandon M. Scott and ...

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EEOC settles discrimination lawsuit for $300,000 against car wash

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $300,000 settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit against Maritime Autowash, the federal agency announced Wednesday. In a lawsuit filed in August 2017, the EEOC alleged Maritime, later known as Phase 2 ...

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Salisbury argues for dismissal of PIA lawsuit over settlement documents

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Attorneys for the city of Salisbury will argue Thursday for dismissal of an ACLU of Maryland lawsuit alleging violations of the Maryland Public Information Act for withholding documents related to a police settlement.

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$1.1 million in police settlements on Board of Estimates agenda

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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve more than $1.1 million in police settlements Wednesday, including $600,000 for the family of Tyrone West Sr. West died in July 2013 following an altercation with Baltimore and Morgan State ...

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