Tag: bail

Maryland AG Asks Courts To Change Bail Rules, Particularly for the Poor



Attorney General Brian Frosh says he wants justice for poor defendants around Maryland. He penned a letter today to the body that makes practices for Maryland’s court system asking them to change the rules for setting bail.

Adnan Syed’s Attorneys Request His Release on Bail Ahead of New Trial


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With a new trial for “Serial” subject Adnan Syed pending, the attorneys representing the man with the longstanding questionable murder conviction have asked the state to release him on bail.

Did Beyonce and Jay-Z Bail Out Baltimore Protestors?

Beyonce & Jay-Z with Freddie Gray's family, backstage at last week's Prince concert in Baltimore. Photo via Twitter.
Beyonce & Jay-Z with Freddie Gray’s family, backstage at last week’s Prince concert in Baltimore. Photo via Twitter.

According to a filmmaker and activist, Jay-Z and Beyonce have been quietly supporting the #blacklivesmatter protest movement in numerous ways, including by providing “tens of thousands of dollars” in bail money to help get arrested protestors out of jail.