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Program allows vacating of failure-to-appear warrants in Baltimore

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Individuals who have active failure-to-appear warrants on misdemeanor offenses in Baltimore will have the opportunity to vacate the warrants and get a new court date scheduled through a program by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s ...

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New law school courses, clinics delve into criminal justice issues

‘I think the overall issue is that we’re losing sight of the purpose of pretrial detention, which is to protect the community,’ says attorney Zina Makar. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

As conversations about police conduct, racial disparities and flaws in the criminal justice system have been taking place in Baltimore and around the country, colleges and universities have launched courses aimed at examining the root causes of these societal issues ...

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