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Chief Judge Barbera issues order protecting adult prison population

Maryland’s top jurist has called for the state’s judges to meet with prosecutors and defense counsel to identify inmates at heightened risk of dying from the COVID-19 virus and to determine which individuals should be released from prison, where communicable ...

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Federal jury awards $700K to man in prison assault civil case

A federal jury awarded $700,000 Monday to a man assaulted by prison guards in 2013, finding the three guards as well as two supervisors liable for the attack. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic ...

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Two claim medical negligence at Md. corrections facilities

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

Two inmates filed suits against the health care provider for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services this week, claiming medical negligence and constitutional violations. Both lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Tuesday, allege negligence by ...

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