Story | Aug 18, 2014 | 10:11 AM
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Story | Aug 19, 2014 | 11:12 AMThe Baltimore Sun's recent article on a man charged, arrested and detained pending trial for a robbery that occurred while he was in jail on a different charge ("Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail Aug. 14) highlights a serious and pervasive problem with the way pretrial release determinations are made in Maryland — namely that judges erroneously believe they are required to accept the prosecution's allegations as true for the purpose of determining whether to detain or release a defendant. The result has been fundamentally unfair pretrial release hearings and the unnecessary pretrial incarceration of countless people.
Story | Aug 16, 2014 | 8:45 PM
It's hard to believe that it's almost fall again. It seems like just last week we were shoveling our vehicles out of snow and ice, stocking up at the grocery store for the next storm or making sure all the spring rain was not flooding our homes. It's...
Story | Aug 16, 2014 | 6:04 AM
Story | Aug 15, 2014 | 1:03 PM