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No Bail For Woman Accused Of Killing Her Former Roommate

A prosecutor says a man whose decomposing remains were found in a Hagerstown apartment died of asphyxiation and was wrapped in blankets and trash bags.

05/15/2015

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Attorneys Representing Arrested Rioters Say Bail Too High

Attorneys are challenging the arrest of over 230 people during this week’s violence and looting.

04/29/2015

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Lawmakers Spar On Ruling Requiring Lawyers At Bail Hearings

Maryland attorneys and lawmakers sparred Friday about a proposed constitutional amendment to nullify a court ruling that requires government-funded lawyers to be present at initial bail review hearings for the poor, but the debate might be all that results from the proposal this year.

04/03/2015

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Md. Commission To Recommend Ending Pre-Trial Bonds

A Maryland commission is recommending the state stop requiring people accused of crimes to post bond as a condition of release before trial.

11/12/2014

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Md. Panel Meets On Pretrial Reform

A Maryland panel heard from DC officials Monday about how making changes to the bail hearing process could help ease a burden on court commissioners.

09/23/2014

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Man, 40, Charged With Attempted Murder In East Baltimore Shooting

The Baltimore Police Department has arrested and charged a man wanted for a non-fatal shooting in East Baltimore.

07/09/2014

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Cadet Accused Of Taking Drugs & Money From Evidence Posts Bail As Thousands Of Cases Are Audited

An audit of thousands of pieces of police evidence is underway and a cadet accused of stealing drugs and cash is now free after posting bail.

06/26/2014

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O’Malley Creates Panel On Pretrial Reform

As Maryland faces a court-ordered deadline to begin providing defendants in criminal cases with a lawyer at every bail hearing, Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday ordered that a panel study pretrial reform.

05/27/2014

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Md. Courts To Recruit Lawyers For Bail Hearings

Maryland’s district courts are hoping to find attorneys willing to represent poor defendants at bail review hearings.

05/22/2014

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Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

The governor has said he may invite counties to rework their bail systems and try out a data-based risk assessment tool.

04/16/2014

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O’Malley To Keep Working To Overhaul Bail System

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.

04/07/2014

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Committee Budgets $10 Million For Bail Attorneys

The committee fine-tuning Maryland’s budget has allocated $10 million to have attorneys staff initial bail hearings during the next fiscal year.

04/04/2014

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