ACLU of Md. files suits challenging confidentiality clauses in police settlements

Two lawsuits filed Thursday challenge the government practice of including confidentiality clauses in settlements with citizens over alleged police misconduct. The lawsuits, announced by the ACLU of Maryland, challenge policies in Baltimore city and Salisbury. Baltimore has a pattern of requiring the inclusion of so-called gag orders when settling police misconduct cases, according to ACLU Legal Director …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/06/29/aclu-of-maryland-police-brutality-settlements-confidentiality/

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