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The history of bail dates back to medieval England, where local prisons were overcrowded and sheriffs held the power to decide the fate of criminals based on the conditions of the accused’s crimes. Sound familiar? Some Maryland lawmakers think that the current bail system is unfairly slanted against the poor, and they’re trying to change it. In fact, after lawmakers asked the state’s Attorney General for advice, he responded that the current system may be unconstitutional. We discuss Maryland’s bail system and the possibility of reform with Maryland’s Attorney General and a D.C. Superior Court Judge.
- Brian Frosh Attorney General, Maryland
- Truman Morrison D.C. Superior Court Judge
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