Two accused burglars with a record of fleeing before trial were wrongfully assessed bail in amounts exceeding their ability to pay, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled Friday in explaining its June order that the terms of their pretrial detention be reviewed.Read More »
A legal advocacy group has asked Baltimore-area judges to dismiss cases in Maryland District Court brought by an unlicensed bail bonds company that has 149 debt-collection suits pending worth more than $862,000. The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, ...
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ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s local lead prosecutors and the state’s chief public defender voiced strong support Tuesday for a six-month old rule designed to prevent judicial officers from imposing bail on defendants beyond their financial means, with the prosecution praising an ...Read More »