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Feds: Baltimore Jail Illegally Keeping Juveniles In Solitary

Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long — up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department’s Division of Civil Rights.

03/27/2015

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Ex-Deaf Inmate Sues D.C., Says He Was Mistreated

A deaf former inmate in the District of Columbia is suing the Department of Corrections, saying he was mistreated while serving a 60-day sentence for assault.

02/04/2013

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Escaped Md. Writer Will Stay In Libya Until Gadhafi’s Gone

Instead of immediately heading home to the U.S. after breaking out of a Libyan prison, a Baltimore writer says he wants to stay until leader Moammar Gadhafi is gone.

08/25/2011