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Anthony Brown
Brown, Hogan would act more quickly to parole lifers

Few politicians get elected by promising to release more people from prison. But Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Anthony G. Brown both say they would do just that, by more quickly approving parole for prisoners serving life terms who are recommended for release by the parole commission. Their agreement that Maryland's next governor should make more aggressive use of the power to parole lifers is one of several criminal justice issues that have been lost amid the high-profile topics driving the narrative of the campaign. Brown and Hogan may have sparred publicly over Maryland's new gun law, but they hold similar positions on a number of criminal justice issues, including...