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Gag order is latest challenge to those keeping tabs on Freddie Gray case

A gag order imposed last week by the judge presiding over the Freddie Gray case is the latest of several challenges that have arisen for members of the public and the media keeping tabs on the proceedings.

In addition to a restriction on attorneys speaking outside of the courtroom, pre-trial hearings for the six police officers facing criminal charges in Gray's arrest and death have been marked by extensive bench conferences, to which the public isn't privy. Continue…