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Md. panel looks to reduce costs of probation (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A state panel is eyeing changes to Maryland’s probation system to reduce the number of people who are incarcerated, using the savings to pay for additional drug and mental health treatment and other recidivism reduction programs. The Justice ...

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Top court reinstates kidnapper’s violation-of-probation conviction (access required)

Convicts released on probation must comply with the “lawful instructions” of their probation agents, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled in sending a convicted kidnapper and sex offender back to prison to serve out the remaining six years of his 20-year sentence.

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