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Groups to push for transparency in police misconduct cases

Delegate Erek L. Barron has introduced a bill that would permit a petition for partial expungement for charges that arose from the same incident when not all of them qualify for expungement.(File)

ANNAPOLIS — Civil rights advocates will be speaking in favor of a measure in Maryland designed to increase transparency in police misconduct investigations. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland will gather Wednesday in Annapolis, along with several other groups. ...

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Bail reform advocates discuss policy changes on eve of rules committee meeting

Maryland’s rules on setting bail and other pretrial conditions are relatively liberal but are not applied that way, Public Defender Paul B. DeWolfe says. “In practice, amounts of money are [selected] randomly,” he said. “Setting of bail is really all over the map in Maryland.” (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Stakeholders and advocates in the fight to reform Maryland’s pretrial release process gathered at the University of Baltimore School of Law on Thursday, one day before members of the Maryland Judiciary’s rules committee were set to meet to discuss changes ...

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