The Maryland Senate quietly passed an amended version of Senate Bill 392, the Judicial Transparency Act of 2022, Monday evening. That bill is a top legislative priority for Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), and as originally introduced would have required a comprehensive annual report on the sentencing decisions by individual judges, including details on sentences outside of the Maryland Sentencing Guidelines.
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