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Md. high court weighs ending school suspension as juvenile probation violation

Suspension from school should no longer be regarded as a probation violation for juvenile offenders because it cedes a judicial function to the discretion of school administrators whose vague standards of behavior warranting suspension are often imposed disproportionately on Black ...

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Md. court: 911 calls immunize drug users from probation violation

Citing the legislature’s desire to prevent overdose deaths, Maryland’s second highest court ruled Wednesday that people cannot be prosecuted for violating probation if they were discovered using drugs because a concerned bystander made an emergency call to police.

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