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‘Shouldn’t have happened’: State board OKs Baltimore County prosecutor settlement, but airs concern about allegation

October 27, 2022

The state Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to approve a $50,000 settlement, to be matched with Baltimore County funds and total $100,000, for a federal lawsuit alleging First Amendment violations by county prosecutors and police — which one board member said “shouldn’t have occurred.” The settlement approval brings to a close the yearslong court battle over how county officials responded to a woman’s alleged 2017 sexual assault.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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