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Frosh panel seeks right to counsel in evictions, end to body attachments

A task force created by Maryland’s attorney general urged the General Assembly Monday to provide a right to counsel for low-income tenants in eviction proceedings and outlaw the courts’ statutory authority to order the arrest and possible jailing of people ...

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ACLU, consumer rights advocates call for debt collection reform

A nationwide report on debt collection practices found Maryland judges are issuing arrest warrants for debtors who owe relatively small amounts and who fail to show up to court, often because they were unaware that collection proceedings had been initiated against them. ...

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