FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2020

Government Relations and Public Affairs
187 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-260-1488

 

MEDIA ADVISORY:
Prince George's County District Court honors adult drug court graduates

Prince George’s County District Court will honor five graduates on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, as they celebrate their sobriety and successful completion of the adult drug court, a rigorous, court-supervised alternative sentencing program. Since the Prince George’s County District Court Adult Drug Court began in June 2006, 89 graduates have successfully completed the program.

Devin D. Smith, a business consultant who works with local minority entrepreneurs to improve communities, will serve as the keynote speaker. After being incarcerated, Smith graduated from North Carolina State University and migrated to Washington, D.C. Smith is currently working on a series entitled, “Letters from America’s Third World,” a project highlighting perspectives from the formerly incarcerated, members of the criminal justice system, and those working to transform it.

WHO:             Prince George’s County District Court Judge Joseph L. Wright, presiding
                        Adult drug court graduates and their families and friends
                        Devin D. Smith, business consultant

WHAT:           Prince George’s County District Court Adult Drug Court graduation

WHEN:           Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 1 p.m.

WHERE:         Prince George’s County District Court
                        14735 Main Street, Room 264B
                        Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

 

NOTE: Please contact the Maryland Judiciary’s Government Relations and Public Affairs Division by email at communications@mdcourts.gov if you want to attend or have questions. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed should be asked for their consent to be photographed.

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CONTACT:
Nadine Maeser
Public Information Officer
nadine.maeser@mdcourts.gov
410-260-1488

Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer
terri.charles@mdcourts.gov
410-260-1488