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Yanet Amanuel

Criminal justice reform advocates only support having a commission assess juvenile services and programs throughout the state.

Council members can make a difference by granting independent investigatory and subpoena powers to the county’s new Police Accountability Board, advocates write.

Advocates are pressing for a bill that would remove marijuana odor as the basis for reasonable suspicion for a police investigation.

Prince George’s County Council closer to establishing police accountability board, but concerns about its impact remain.

A blog post from the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland has widened a growing rift between the organization and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair William C. Smith Jr.

With a new public policy director at the helm, the ACLU of Maryland lays out priorities for the 2022 legislative session.

Editor’s note: This story was updated to include a comment from the county executive’s office. Advocates and lawmakers expressed disappointment over a newly introduced…

A sea of gloved fists — white with knuckles painted blood red — floated above bowed heads outside the State House Thursday evening as…

Police Reform

None of this is new for Nikki Owens. “Nothing has changed for my family,” Owens said through tears at a news conference this week….

Following a year of significant social unrest and public health crises, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland released its list of legislative priorities…