Lawyers’ starting lineup set

Enough sign up to begin bail program in July, but more attorneys needed

More than 2,500 Maryland lawyers have signed up to represent indigent arrestees at initial bail hearings, which leaves the state Judiciary ready for the 8 a.m. July 1 start of court-mandated legal representation at these proceedings, Maryland’s chief district court judge said Friday. But significantly more attorneys will be needed to ensure coverage at the more ...

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