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Maryland doesn’t have enough public defenders. Here’s what they say they need.

December 11, 2023
A wooden gavel.

As Baltimore City Public Schools resumed in-person learning after going virtual at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Assistant Public Defender Sherie Scott found herself at the Edward F. Borgerding Court Building on Wabash Avenue in 2022 representing 10 parents whose children had racked up unexcused absences.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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