gag order

noun
a court order banning reporters, attorneys, and other parties involved in a case before a court of law from reporting on or publicly disclosing anything relating to the case.

Origin:
1975–80

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gag order

noun
a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit; "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment" 
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Example sentences
Lawyers for both sides say the judge has issued a gag order and they are unable
  to comment on the case.
One moment, she explains she cannot talk because of a court-ordered gag order.
The same day, a court gag order was issued to prevent anyone involved in the
  case from speaking to the press.
Additionally, the jury was not sequestered and there was no gag order placed on
  the defense.
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