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Community groups unite for Md. criminal justice reform (access required)

'People's Commission' cites concern with racial bias

Maryland’s criminal laws and policies must be reviewed and when necessary changed to protect minorities, exploited women and the poor from being targeted by the police simply because of who they are, members of a fledgling coalition of community organizations said Wednesday. The reevaluation of the state’s criminal justice system must involve altering its focus from ...

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