Gag Order
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Order imposing prior restraint on publication.

FK Reading Ease
3.3

FK Grade Level
College
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  • President Theodore Roosevelt issued an executive order dubbed by unions "the gag order" which forbade federal employees on pain of dismissal to seek legislation on their behalf except through their own department.

    FK Reading Ease
    15.7

    FK Grade Level
    Graduate School
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  • Orders restraining parties and counsel to a criminal proceeding from talking about the case to the press or public.

    FK Reading Ease
    49.5

    FK Grade Level
    High School
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