Following a year when youth crime was top of mind for Marylanders, key state lawmakers are aligning around adjustments to recent juvenile justice reform laws rather than the far-reaching reversals that opponents are seeking. “In terms of wholesale repeal? Not at all interested in that,” said Sen. William C. Smith Jr., who chairs the powerful Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.
Some Md. lawmakers considering adjustments to juvenile justice reform laws
January 2, 2024