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Oppenheim: Leveling the Unequal Pretrial System for the Poor

February 15, 2021

No one awaiting trial, presumed innocent, should be incarcerated based on their financial circumstances. Period. Maryland’s piecemeal pretrial home detention system, in actuality, is no system at all — yet it manages to keep individuals who cannot afford home detention in jail before being convicted of any crime.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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