Tag: Robert Cassilly
Maryland lawmakers override 5 of Hogan’s vetoes; S...
By Capital News Service | January 21, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 7 |
Seizure of cash, property by police in drug crime would get harder
by Maryland Reporter | February 14, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
A proposal to reform the process by which police seize property like cash and cars from suspected criminals in drug cases is pitting law enforcement against civil liberties groups. Sen. Michael Hough, a Frederick Republican, told the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee during a hearing Thursday that current procedures contradict constitutional protections such as due process.Read More
13 new Maryland judges proposed at cost of $4.1M
by Maryland Reporter | February 4, 2016 | News | 1 |
Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera told the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Thursday that there are not enough Circuit and District judges in Maryland, which has resulted in courts being overloaded with cases. Barbera testified in favor of SB 117, a bill the judiciary asked for that would add a total of 13 judges around the state at a total estimated cost of $4.1 million including support staff in its first year. The judiciary has included $3.8 million in the fiscal 2017 budget to pay for the new judges.Read More
Maryland lawmakers override 5 of Hogan’s vetoes; Senate delays on felon voting rights
by Capital News Service | January 21, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 7 |
Despite impassioned speeches from Republicans, the Democrat-controlled Maryland Senate voted Thursday to override three of Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes from last session, and decided to postpone voting on a fourth.Read More
Police conduct, drug crime sentencing focus of General Assembly’s proposed reforms
by Capital News Service | April 23, 2015 | News | 3 |
The Maryland General Assembly responded in this year’s legislative session to public concern about police misconduct, drug crime, domestic violence and more.Read More
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