The Maryland Office of the Public Defender has been providing representation since June to all defendants seeking counsel in their bail review hearings. But a Justice Policy Institute report released last month on the bail system in Baltimore found the ...Read More »
The Maryland Office of the Public Defender on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to stop allowing police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, contrary to a ruling by the state’s highest court.
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Workdays don’t get much better than the one criminal lawyer Andrew V. Jezic had last Tuesday. The Court of Appeals issued two opinions in unrelated cases Jezic had handled at trial. In each case, the court found that an error ...Read More »
Police officers face charges Seventeen Baltimore police officers and two brothers who own Majestic Auto Repair Shop were charged Wednesday on allegations of arranging for the company to tow vehicles from accidents even though the company lacked the necessary city contract, ...
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The Maryland Office of the Public Defender must fine-tune its procedures for determining who is eligible for its services and improve its bookkeeping and fee collection practices, according to a legislative audit published Tuesday. The audit, which covered mid-2007 through ...Read More »