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Editorial Advisory Board: Time to reform solitary confinement

There’s an effort for reform of solitary confinement ( also known as “restrictive housing” or “administrative segregation”) in Maryland jails and prisons in the General Assembly. Senate Bill 539 (cross-filed with House Bill 786) seeks some limitations on the practice ...

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Md. Court of Appeals: Plea agreement does not impact illegal sentence correction

A circuit court can properly use its revisory power to add probation to a partially-suspended life sentence so that it would not be an illegal term — even when the sentence came as part of a plea agreement, Maryland’s top court has ...

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