State attorneys told a federal judge this week that Maryland’s corrections department won’t meet the court’s December 2024 deadline to fix health care and mental health in Baltimore jails. Instead, officials are targeting the end of 2025 to be fully compliant with the terms of a 2016 settlement. The shifting timelines come despite the fact that the judge already gave the state a six-month extension on the deadline two years ago.
State officials tell judge they’re still years away from fixing health care in Baltimore jails
August 2, 2023