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Lawmakers’ crime plan expands probation, would mean more children face charges

February 1, 2024

In response to Maryland communities crying out for public safety, powerful committee leaders revealed proposed changes to juvenile laws they said were needed to keep some children from falling through the cracks. Lawmakers explained during the Wednesday news conference that the system needed to change. They proposed measures they said will ensure that youths participate in their rehabilitation and will hold state and local officials accountable for outcomes.

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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