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General Assembly to again consider broadcasting sentencing hearings

Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr., D-Baltimore City and sponsor of a bill that would allow criminal sentencing proceedings to be televised, says it’s important to show people what goes on in court, particularly in the wake of the Justice Department findings and consent decree calling for reform of Baltimore’s criminal justice system. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A Baltimore city delegate has reintroduced legislation to allow media organizations to film and broadcast criminal sentencing proceedings after his bill died in committee during last year’s General Assembly session. Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr.’s cameras in the courtroom bill ...

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House committee to consider cameras-in-courtrooms bill

A bill before the House of Delegates would permit the recording of sentencing proceedings in courtrooms, such as this one in Carroll County Circuit Court, with a judge’s consent. The Judiciary is against the proposed legislation.

Cameras are barred from criminal court proceedings in Maryland, but a bill introduced in the House of Delegates seeks to allow media representatives to record criminal sentencing proceedings with permission of the court. “As the press association, we always feel ...

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Police boost downtown presence for summer crowds

Baltimore officials hope a more visible police presence combined with a more extensive camera network will help keep downtown crowds safe this summer. An extra 50 foot patrol officers will be on hand at night Thursdays through Sundays and on ...

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