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Scott Shellenberger

For the first time in a decade, Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger will have a Republican opponent to campaign against — if he can beat Robbie Leonard in the primary.

The Working Families Party and Progressive Maryland endorsed Robbie Leonard in the 2022 race for Baltimore County State’s Attorney on Tuesday. “Together, we can…

At a heated meeting Thursday, the Juvenile Justice Reform Council voted to recommend that the legislature abolish the practice of automatically charging minors in…

Bernice Mireku-North (D), a Silver Spring attorney and criminal justice reformer, formally launched her bid to unseat Montgomery County State’s Attorney John J. McCarthy…

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee held its first of three work sessions to address its more controversial police reform bills Friday. The topic: whether…

Maryland lawmakers are looking to remove the governor ― and potentially politics ― from parole decisions. Maryland is one of just a few remaining…

Interrogation

The House Judiciary Committee heard two bills Tuesday that seek to expand who is protected and what offenses are punishable under the state’s hate crime…

Prison

By Angela Roberts Ask him, and Stanley Mitchell will proudly tell you he works 12 hour days. Over the past seven years, the 71-year-old…

Questions abound surrounding procedure within Maryland’s courts and correctional system since the COVID-19 pandemic ascended upon the state in early March. Two legislative committees…