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Monday, August 01, 2016

Five Mistakes Cost Marilyn Mosby The Freddie Gray Case

More than a year after the death of Freddie Gray and the ensuing riots, all six charged Baltimore police officers walked free and the attorney who prosecuted them faces a mountain of lawsuits, possible disbarment and calls for her resignation.

While the lawsuits face a tough battle and the disbarment is unlikely, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby did make a series of mistakes in the trial that cost her. Here are five of Mosby’s biggest missteps.

1. Overzealous Charges

When Mosby announced charges against the officers, the legal community largely felt she overstepped. While the death certainly warranted prosecution, she hit all six officers involved with a slew of charges including involuntary manslaughter, assault and depraved-heart murder. These charges came just one day after the police department gave her its investigation. The Baltimore police union quickly accused her of rushing to judgement.



Anonymous said...

She should be disbarred, resign, and I hope all of those people win their lawsuits against her. Rush to judgement on her part is an understatement!

Anonymous said...

Nothing cost her the cases. There weren't any to begin with. She's a liar and she lied from day 1. She can't help herself. She from a trash corrupt family and it runs in her veins. You can take them out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of them. When she got to that lying the skank couldn't help herself.

Anonymous said...

Dont believe the hype. The fix was in fro. The start on all these cases. DA overcharges to look tough on tv knkwimg the cops will get off this charge and the state looks like they are standing up for civil rights.

Anonymous said...

Your correct. The civil lawsuit on her will cost the SA office big time in a few years.