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Court To Reconsider Bail Hearing Requirement

Maryland’s highest court will review its decision to require a lawyer at every defendant’s initial bail hearing.

01/23/2014

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Judges Propose Reducing Steps In Bail Process

Some of Maryland’s judges are proposing the state reduce the number of steps in the bail-setting process.

01/22/2014

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Attorney Responds In Bail Court Case For Poor

An attorney representing poor defendants is urging Maryland’s highest court to move ahead with an order requiring lawyers to be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.

01/17/2014

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Md. Puts Hold On Lawyers At Bail Hearings Order

Maryland’s highest court has put a temporary hold on a trial judge’s order that attorneys be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.

01/15/2014

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Md. Judiciary Recommends Bail Hearings On Weekends & Holidays Only

Maryland’s judiciary is proposing that court commissioners should set bail for criminal defendants only on weekends and holidays.

01/07/2014

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Mother Charged With Leaving 4-Year-Old In Car For 8 Hours Is Out On Bail

A mother accused of leaving her child in a car for more than eight hours while she gambled at Maryland Live! Casino is out on bail.

01/03/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Outline Session Priorities

A Maryland court ruling requiring poor defendants to have an attorney at initial bail hearings is expected to be a significant issue in the upcoming legislative session, along with a challenging budget situation, debate about raising the minimum wage and revisiting contentious stormwater management fees, leading lawmakers said Friday.

12/13/2013

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Anne Arundel County Man Arrested For Child Porn

Police say 48-year-old Stephen Edward Evans was receiving and trading child pornography online at his Linthicum home in the 200-block of Twin Oaks Road.

11/21/2013

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No Bail Reduction For Woman Charged In Dad’s Death

A judge has refused to reduce the $300,000 cash bail set for a southern New Jersey woman accused of killing her father.

10/26/2013

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Md.’s High Court Rules On Right To Attorney At Bail Hearings

Maryland’s highest court has again ruled that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings.

09/25/2013

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Prosecutors Push To Revoke Del. Don Dwyer’s Bond After Latest DUI Arrest

A judge refuses to revoke bail for Don Dwyer–the Anne Arundel County delegate arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The decision isn’t sitting well with some, since he pleaded guilty to being intoxicated during a boat crash last summer.

09/05/2013

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Man Getting New Trial In 1981 Murders Granted Bail

A Frederick County judge who ordered a new trial for a man serving two life sentences for killing a couple in Harford County in 1981 says the man can be released on bail.

07/18/2013

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