With an execution pending in Maryland, the death penalty remains a hot-button issue in our region. Join Kojo for a discussion of the state of Maryland’s capital punishment debate.


  • Gary Christopher attorney; and First Assistant Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland
  • Raymond Paternoster Professor of Criminology, University of Maryland
  • Stephen Bailey Deputy State's Attorney, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Cathy Knepper Board Member, Maryland Citizens Against State Executions; also Maryland Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator, Amnesty International USA

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