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gag order

noun as in court order

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Defense attorney Christopher Zampogna, who represents Zabavsky, declined to comment in an email, citing a gag order issued by the court.

During his trial, he was under a gag order, and since he’s been incarcerated, he has been extremely limited in his ability to speak to the public.

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In 2012, at the request of lawyers for the indicted ticket-fixing officers, a Bronx judge issued a gag order blocking the list from being publicly distributed.

They obtained a gag order against the defendant and his lawyers restricting what they could say about the case for several months.

There was initially a gag order on the story in the newspapers.

Those who were cured, who are currently under a gag order due to the pending court case, say Vannoni saved their lives.

He slapped a gag order on Don and Dan, all witnesses, and all investigators.

Under existing rules, only authorized biographies escape the gag order, a restriction that severely downgrades the genre.


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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gag order, such as: gag rule, and taboo.

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