inmates

September 26, 2013
Unger Decision

What The Unger Decision Means For Those Released

September 26, 2013 - Segment 3 - Walter Lomax joins us to talk about an upcoming town hall meeting focusing on juveniles convicted under the felony murder law, September 28 at Morgan State University. Lomax is Project Director of the Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative, a program of Fusion Partnerships.
August 27, 2013
Baltimore, Md--7/25/13--Left, Alexander Mustafa embraces (facing camera) Saleem El-Amin outside Courthouse East after El-Amin and several inmates convicted of murder are released. Mustafa, who had been in prison, but has been out for 17 years, met El-Amin while they were incarcerated. The men just released were convicted before 1980 and the Court of Appeals ruled jurors had been given improper instructions. Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun--#1841

MD Court Of Appeals Questions Fairness Of Jury Convictions Before 1980

August 27, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin our show with a discussion on a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling last year that called into question the fairness of jury convictions before 1980, and led to the release from prison last week of five men who had been convicted of murder.
May 20, 2013
Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup

Higher-Than-Average Rate Of Inmate Abuse In MD Prison: What Would Real Reform Take?

May 20, 2013 - Segment 1 - According to a Department of Justice study released last week, the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup has higher-than-average rates of inmate abuse with nearly 13 percent of inmates at that facility reported being abused either by a fellow inmate or staff member.