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How the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office’s approach to prosecuting police misconduct can play out in the courtroom

October 11, 2022

In 2015, about four months into her tenure, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the controversial decision to charge six police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in the back of a patrol wagon. Though she failed to secure a single conviction, Mosby defended her decision to bring the cases. She said she took an oath to treat everyone equally and fairly under the law and apply one standard of justice regardless of race, color, sex, creed, socioeconomic status and occupation.

Article Source: Baltimore Banner

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