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Mosby Joins Lawsuit Against DOJ, Arguing it’s Coercing Cities into Enforcing Immigration Law

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 06, 2017 11:15am

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

Baltimore’s top prosecutor has backed a federal lawsuit against Donald Trump’s Justice Department that says the agency is illegally holding crime-fighting grant money over cities’ heads if they don’t enforce federal immigration law.

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Ivan Bates, Local Defense Attorney, Expected to Announce Run for State’s Attorney

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 25, 2017 2:46pm

Still via WBAL-TV/YouTube

Ivan Bates is expected to announce tomorrow morning that he’ll be challenging incumbent Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for her seat as the city’s top prosecutor in 2018.

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Prosecutors: Third Body Cam Video Shows Police Reenacting Evidence Discovery

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 21, 2017 4:29pm

City prosecutors say they’ve come upon a third video depicting a city police officer engaging in “questionable activity” during a June arrest, which will affect an additional 101 pending or closed cases.

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Once Again, Public Defender Says Body Cam Footage Appears to Show City Police Officers Manufacturing Evidence

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 9:49am

Public defenders say more body camera footage has surfaced “that appears to depict multiple officers working together to manufacture evidence,” once again leading to dropped charges and an internal review.

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Mosby: Video of Officer Placing Drugs in Can ‘Wasn’t Immediately Visible’ During Initial Review

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 5:05pm

Still via YouTube/Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said today that the now-infamous body cam footage of a city police officer placing a bag of drugs inside a soup can and then “finding” it wasn’t immediately noticeable when prosecutors were reviewing the footage early on.

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Frosh Issues Guidance Warning Md. Law Enforcement About Complying with Trump’s Immigration Orders

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 04, 2017 3:16pm

Photos via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland’s attorney general today issued a memo to law enforcement agencies across Maryland that they don’t need – and in fact, shouldn’t, in many cases – comply with the Trump administration’s orders to work with federal immigration agents deporting people en masse from the country.

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Public Safety Town Hall Planned with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 31, 2017 4:24pm

A Baltimore nonprofit has organized a community town hall for next Tuesday with two of the city’s top public safety officials to try to alleviate residents’ concerns about crime.

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Marilyn Mosby Says Seven Cops’ Indictments Affect More than 200 Cases; Public Defender Estimates Tally “in the Thousands”

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 1:34pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

City prosecutors, public defenders and private attorneys have all been preoccupied since federal authorities indicted seven Baltimore police officers on federal racketeering charges last month. At a press conference this morning, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby revealed her office has identified more than 50 active cases and over 150 closed and adjudicated cases affected by the indictments.

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City Prosecutors to Begin Explaining Decisions Not to Charge Police for Use of Force

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 3:43pm

Prosecutors in Baltimore have made a move that should please advocates of increased transparency in investigations of cases involving use of force by police officers.

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Marilyn Mosby Has Her First Challenger for Re-Election in 2018

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 2:38pm

Courtesy Levin & Curlett LLC

A Baltimore-based lawyer who previously served a prosecutor in New York said he plans to challenge Marilyn Mosby for her spot as state’s attorney for Baltimore City in the Democratic primary next year.

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