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Prince George’s Public Defenders Pressing for Access to Police Misconduct Records

The Prince George’s County Office of the Public Defender filed a motion Friday morning to unseal and unredact an expert report detailing dozens of...

Prosecutors, Police Chiefs Wary of Giving Up Power on Police Misconduct

A handful of Maryland State’s Attorneys briefed the House Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability Thursday afternoon, sharing what productive police reform would look...

ICE Arrests Undocumented Immigrant on Montgomery Co. Church Grounds

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested an undocumented immigrant on the grounds of a Montgomery County church last week -- and immigrant...

Businessman Who Bribed Ex-Delegate in Bid for Marijuana License Gets 18 Months

The Baltimore businessman who admitted to paying more than $40,000 in bribes to a disgraced Maryland lawmaker in an effort to land a medical...
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Opinion: Senator’s Reform Record Proves We Should Trust Black Women

The gruesome murder of George Floyd opened the chasms of Maryland’s complicit history with police brutality.In the past five years, we’ve witnessed the killings...

Senators Will Consider 15 Police Reform Bills Next Week. Here’s a Look at the...

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee released a series of bills Wednesday evening that are set to be discussed at a virtual hearing next week,...

Senate Panel to Hold Rare Interim Bill Hearings on Police Reform Next Week

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will hear testimony on bills surrounding police accountability and reform next week, committee Chairman William C. Smith Jr. (D-Montgomery)...

Legal Safety Net Program Faces Funding Crunch as Needs Mount

With revenues crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, Maryland’s largest funder of civil legal aid is facing “significant” cuts to its grants.The Maryland Legal Services...

State Board of Elections Partners With Advocates to Expand Ballot Access to the Incarcerated

Voting rights advocates announced Monday that the Maryland State Board of Elections is partnering with nonprofit organizations to expand absentee ballot access to eligible...

Court Victories for Transgender Students Will Impact Md.

Transgender teen Andrew Adams used the boys bathroom, which aligned with his gender identity, when he enrolled as a freshman in 2015 at Allen...