Category Archives for "Call To Action"

Mar 11

COMMENTARY: Support Our Brothers Behind the Walls

Dayvon Love | March 11, 2020 The Maryland General Assembly has passed legislation over the past several years that signal an acknowledgment of mass incarceration. By offering individuals convicted of felonies the right to vote upon release, the Maryland Second Chance Act, and The Justice Reinvestment Act are examples of pieces of legislation that only […]

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Mar 23

2017 Bail Reform Fight in Maryland

The fight for Bail Reform in Maryland is coming down to the wire towards the end of the 2017 General Assembly. With new things happening everyday, its important that we give you accurate/updated information. Check back to this post daily to get updates on bail reform.   Countdown Until the end of the 2017 MD […]

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Mar 13

4 Things You Can Do to Support Bail Reform in Maryland

Over the past couple of weeks, our bail reform effort has become tremendously controversial. Our bill, HB 1390 / SB 880 has been heard both in the Maryland House and the Senate. There is a rival bill that has emerged – HB 1215 / SB 983 – which is a bill essentially written by the bail bonds […]

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Feb 24

CALL TO ACTION: Support Bail Reform in Maryland!

We have been working diligently on bail reform in MD. Before we launch into the general update about where we are in Annapolis we want to remind you of what is at stake and why bail reform is necessary for Maryland. There is a fundamental contradiction in the criminal justice system: The accused are innocent […]

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