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4th Circuit upholds $1.1M whistleblower award (access required)

A deputy who blew the whistle on his superiors’ alleged pressure to change his story about force used on a suspect will keep his $1.1 million jury award against a Maryland county sheriff’s office. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the deputy had a First Amendment right to go public with his account of ...