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This is Part 3 of an article by the Capital News Service about how plea deals punish the innocent in a Baltimore police scandal. The investigation by Capital News Service and Injustice Watch was completed as part of a nationwide examination […]

Plea Deals: Police crimes hidden in secrecy

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This is Part 3 of an article by the Capital News Service about how plea deals punish the innocent in a Baltimore police scandal. The investigation by Capital News Service and Injustice Watch was completed as part of a nationwide examination […]

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Plea Deals: Bargaining while stuck in jail

A defendant walks from a Baltimore courthouse to a van that will transport him to a detention facility. Defendants held without bail are far more likely to plead guilty

Baltimore plea deals trading away justice

Omar Burley, 47, was imprisoned for more than seven years after his arrest by corrupt Baltimore police officers. He, like many others arrested by the officers, pleaded guilty to

The Joe Tydings we all thought we knew — but didn’t very well

By Blaine Taylor For MarylandReporter.com If you read but one political autobiography in the next 10 years, make it this one, for sure! And don’t rush your reading, but instead take your

Chinese sister state promoting trade with Maryland

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com When Gov. Harry Hughes went to Anhui Province in China in 1980, it became Maryland’s first foreign sister state, and China’s first province to connect with an

Bobby Kennedy comes back to life in books

A trio of U.S. Senators, 1967, at Maryvale School, in Baltimore County with black Catholic Oblate Order nuns. Frrom left to right: Joseph D. Tydings, Robert Kennedy and Daniel

MoCo Exec Race: Elrich deals with socialist label in meet-up with Blair

Marc Elrich and David Blair at the District 18 Breakfast club Wednesday morning. MarylandReporter.com photo by Glynis Kazanjian By Glynis Kazanjian For MarylandReporter.com The moderator of a Democratic breakfast club may have

Ballot afterlife: To support Ervin, vote for Kamenetz

Valerie Ervin and Kevin Kamenetz in a campaign photo taken in February. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Kevin Kamenetz may have been buried May 11, but he remains very much alive on Democratic

Rose Krasnow rising fast in Montgomery County Executive race

Rose Krasnow is the only woman among six Democrats running for Montgomery County executive. From left: Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, Krasnow, Bill Frick, George Leventhal, and David Blair. By Glynis

Governor’s race a snooze festival

Seven Democrats for governor running for governor at a forum Thursday evening. From left, Rushern Baker, Ben Jealous, Kevin Kamenetz, Rich Madaleno, Alec Ross and Krish Vignarajah. MarylandReporter.com photo By

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