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Baltimore to continue limiting comments about police brutality settlements
Baltimore to continue limiting comments about police brutality settlements

Baltimore officials have rejected policy changes that would provide the public and news media with more information about settlements in lawsuits alleging police brutality and other misconduct. Baltimore officials have rejected policy changes that would provide the public and news media with more information about settlements in lawsuits alleging police brutality and other misconduct. The city law department on Friday proposed modifications to a controversial clause in settlement agreements, one that allows the city to recapture part of the payout if plaintiffs talk about the allegations — even those contained in court documents. By breaking their silence, plaintiffs could lose...

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