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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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Senate Committees To Review Pretrial, Wage Bills

This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland’s bail-setting process.

02/17/2014

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Senator Proposes Pretrial Unit For Bail Process

A proposal to create a statewide pretrial services unit, which would help decide whether or not arrestees should be held in jail before their trials, is gaining ground in Maryland’s legislature.

02/07/2014

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Secrecy Shrouds Pretrial Hearing In WikiLeaks Case

Government secrecy reaches a new level this week in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an intelligence analyst who sent 700,000 classified U.S. documents to the WikiLeaks website.

05/06/2013

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Jailer: GI In WikiLeaks Case Needed To Speak Up

An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks could have gotten his tight pretrial confinement conditions reduced by clearly explaining why he wasn’t a suicide risk, the former commander of a Marine Corps brig testified Friday.

12/07/2012

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Marine Brig Officials Grilled About GI’s Jailing

A former Marine Corps brig commander testified Thursday that a vague rule meant he could keep Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide watch even after a psychiatrist determined that wasn’t necessary.

12/06/2012

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Counselor: Manning’s History Showed Self-Harm Risk

An Army private charged with sending U.S secrets to the website WikiLeaks had a history of suicidal thoughts and aloof behavior that outweighed a psychiatrist’s opinion that he posed no risk to himself, two former counselors testified Sunday.

12/02/2012

Bradley Manning was subpoenaed in the WikiLeaks trial in January.  He had his own trial in December.

Officer: Suicide Led To Wariness About Manning

An Army private accused of sending reams of classified U.S. documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was kept in tight pretrial confinement partly because another prisoner had recently committed suicide, the former security chief at the Quantico, Va., Marine Corps base testified Wednesday.

11/28/2012

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Lawyers In WikiLeaks Case Argue Over Email Access

Lawyers for an Army private accused of leaking classified information have accused the government of withholding hundreds of emails related to his pretrial detention.

08/28/2012

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Md. Correctional Reorganization Announced

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it’s reorganizing to improve communication among its pretrial, prison and parole-and-probation units.

11/29/2011

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