The website for the Maryland Justice Reinvestment Board includes information about the Board, its meetings, and activities.
The Baltimore Sun profiled the report, noting:
The reduction appears to have been triggered in part by the 2016 Justice Reinvestment Act, a sweeping measure that sought to divert nonviolent offenders from prison to drug treatment and other programs.
Last year’s reduction was not a one-year fluke. Over the past decade, Maryland’s prison has dropped by almost 23 percent — fifth in the nation.
Read the full Sun article online.
See previous Conduit Street coverage:
Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board Gears Up For Act’s Implementation
Local Government Commission Convenes to Discuss Justice Reinvestment