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For Immediate Release

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Media Advisory
Baltimore City District Court Celebrates Drug Treatment Court Graduation

 

(BALTIMORE – May 8, 2013) On Wednesday, May 15, 25 graduates will celebrate the successful completion of a rigorous drug court program with family members and friends during the Baltimore City District Court Drug Treatment Court’s Spring 2013 graduation. Judge Jamey H. Hueston and Judge Catherine Curran O’Malley will preside. Gov. Martin O’Malley will be the guest speaker. Media are invited to attend.

Drug court is a judicially led program with intensive treatment, community supervision, drug testing. “All graduates entered the program seriously addicted to drugs. All are now drug free, and most are employed and reunited with their families,” said Judge Hueston. The Baltimore City District Court drug court started in 1994 as the first in Maryland and sixth in the nation. There are now more than 2,700 drug courts in the United States.


WHAT:
Baltimore City District Court Drug Treatment Court Spring 2013 graduation

WHO :
Baltimore City District Judge Jamey H. Hueston and Baltimore City District Judge Catherine Curran O’Malley are presiding.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is the guest speaker.
There are 25 drug court graduates.

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 15, 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Borgerding District Court Building, Part 1
5800 Wabash Ave, Baltimore, Md. 21215

CONTACT:
The media are invited to attend. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed must give their consent to be photographed. Contact the Maryland Judiciary Office of Communications and Public Affairs, 410-260-1488.

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