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Baltimore settles lawsuit filed by protesters arrested during 2016 Artscape; police agree to change policies

By Jessica Anderson

October 17, 2018

Baltimore police have agreed to change policies regarding protests after a settlement with local activists and others who sued the department after their arrest during a protest at Artscape in 2016.

“Today’s settlement is a small step toward achieving Bloc’s and other community activists’ goals in creating a safer Baltimore, including for the free exercise of the right to criticize the government,” Public Justice Center officials said in a statement Wednesday announcing the settlement.

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