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Prosecutors, public defender back bail-reform rule

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 ...

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Baltimore County courts launching pretrial pilot program

Baltimore County circuit and district courts will launch a pilot pretrial supervision program Monday. Judges have been meeting with representatives from the Baltimore County Detention Center, state’s attorney’s office and the public defender’s office to monitor changes in the detention ...

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