Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan leapfrogged decades of discussion, commission reports and politics when he said last week he’ll close the century-old, scandal-plagued Baltimore Men’s Detention Center immediately. We examine the conditions in the jail, the long road to closing it and the next steps for a beleaguered correctional facility.

Guests

  • Elizabeth Alexander Washington lawyer and former Director of the ACLU's National Prison Project
  • Todd Eberly Chair, Department of Political Science, St. Mary's College of Maryland; Author, The Free Stater Blog

Photos: Men's Detention Center

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