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Frosh, Smith favor major juvenile justice reform

Plus: Vigil held on 7th anniversary of disappearance of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle; Gaithersburg event remembers lynchings

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Frosh, Smith favor major juvenile justice reform

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Chair Will Smith (D-Silver Spring) have expressed support for ending the practice of automatically charging Maryland youth as adults in criminal court.

Smith plans to take the issue head-on during the 2022 legislative session. [Maryland Matters]

Vigil held on 7th anniversary of disappearance of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle

September 7th marked seven years since siblings Jacob and Sarah Hoggle went missing.

In honor of this year’s anniversary, close loved ones gathered for a candlelight vigil. [WDVM]

Gaithersburg event remembers lynchings

A discussion on lynchings more than a century ago in Montgomery County will be held on Sept. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion in Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park.

The Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project and the Gaithersburg Community Museum will present “A Walk of Remembrance: Facing Hard History Together.” [Montgomery Community Media]

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