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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.
- 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
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