UPDATE: February 19, 2021 We watched the voting session for our bill SB 627 (LEOBR Repeal) on 2/18/21. We were sorely disappointed that the committee entertained a lengthy amendment that gutted the
It is beyond time for Maryland lawmakers to repeal the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle explains why.
In the national dialogue of police accountability measures, we hear things like banning chokeholds, banning no knock warrants, independent prosecutors and more.
Since the global marches and demonstrations against police brutality in 2020, there have been many conversations in the Maryland General Assembly about legislations to address policy brutality and accountability. For
Imagine being stuck in jail in the middle of a global pandemic for selling something now considered an “essential product.”
The Judicial Proceedings Committee (JPR) held its Friday vote on Hogan’s mandatory minimum bill and may vote on it early this week. Continue to call and email members of the committee. Urge
At 8:30am on Friday, Feb 28. 2020, JPR will have a voting session which will include Hogan’s crime bill, SB 273, which contains sentence enhancements. This is the same failed