COURT AND PRISON REFORM RESOURCES

COURT AND PRISON REFORM RESOURCES

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JUFJ Court and Prison Reform One Pager – as of December 2021

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Key Partners (click partner names for their websites with additional resources): ACLU-Maryland, Out for Justice, The People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland

2022

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April 20, 2022

Lawmakers Commit State Funding to Build Women’s Pre-Release Center – Maryland Matters

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March 2022

A Civil Rights and Liberties Guide to the 2022 Legislative Session – ACLU Maryland 

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March 20, 2022

Civilian Review Board bill aims to protect key powers needed to hold BPD accountable. – BaltimoreBrew 

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March 2, 2022

Juvenile suspects need to understand their rights — and officers need to respect them – The Baltimore Sun

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March 1, 2022

Opinion: Lawmakers Are Finally Moving to End Child Interrogation. Let’s Not Stop There – Maryland Matters

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February 19, 2022

Maryland passed sweeping laws to change police discipline. Now it’s stumbling on implementation, activists say. – The Washington Post 

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Marijuana Referendum Could Cause “Confusion” for Police and the Public, Panel is Told – Maryland Matters

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January 29, 2021

General Assembly Considering Changes to Maryland’s Juvenile Justice System – Maryland Matters

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December 20, 2021

ACLU of Maryland Announces New Interim Policy Director, 2022 Legislative Priorities – Maryland Matters

2021

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April 13, 2021

Maryland Bans Sentencing Children to Life Without Parole – The Appeal

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March 22, 2021

On Crossover Day, Senate Approves COVID Response, Parole Reform, Local Tax Bills – Maryland Matters

2021

No End in Sight: America’s Enduring Reliance on Life Imprisonment – Sentencing Project

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March 4, 2021

Parole Reform Passes MD House – WYPR

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February 5, 2021

Opinion: End Sex Discrimination Against Women Offenders – Maryland Matters

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2021

Due Process for Children in the Legal Justice System – ACLU MD

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February 4, 2021

Opinion: Juvenile Interrogation Should be a Part of Police Reform Discussion – Maryland Matters

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January 20, 2021

‘The House Is on Fire’: Prisoners’ Rights Activists Call on Hogan to Act Immediately – Maryland Matters

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December 23, 2020

Opinion: No Place for Redemption in Maryland’s Criminal Justice System – Maryland Matters, Part 1 of 2

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December 31, 2020

Opinion: Governor Should be Removed from the Parole Process – Maryland Matters, Part 2 of 2

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December 21, 2020

Opinion: Maryland Among the Worst in Protecting Kids in the Justice System – Baltimore Sun

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December 9, 2020

People’s Commission releases Policy Recommendation Outline – The People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland