Initiatives

The Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform and its allied organizations are endorsing several pieces of legislation for the Maryland Assembly 2017 sessions.

“Front Door” Initiatives

  1. Pretrial Detention and Bail
  2. Citations as Alternatives to Arrest
  3. Mental Health Screening and Services
  4. Mediation and Diversion

“Behind the Walls” Initiatives

  1. Correctional Education
  2. Solitary Confinement
  3. Preparation for Re-entry
  4. Parole for Lifers

“Back Door” Initiatives

  1. Support for Reentry
  2. Collateral Consequences
  3. Certificate of Rehabilitation
  4. Expungement

See a summary of our initiatives for 2017

See a summary of our initiatives for 2016
See a summary of our initiatives for 2015