Todd Oppenheim: Setting the record straight on the state’s attorney’s race

“Reforming a broken system for equality and justice.” That phrase, appearing on one side of a mailer sent out to Baltimore residents last week, sounds like a tag line from a progressive non-profit like the ACLU or a grassroots think-tank like Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. Nope. Marilyn J. Mosby, in her reelection bid for Baltimore City’s State’s Attorney is responsible. As a city resident, longtime public defender and proponent of justice reform who ran an upstart campaign for judge with a social justice platform, I find Mosby’s statement offensive to those of us working for real change in our criminal justice system. (Brew)

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