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U.S. News & World Report - The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that charge is known as Laura and Reid’s Law, which was passed by the Maryland General Assembly in 2019, and carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Read More

BBC News - Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said on their release last year that Mr. McPherson was at a nearby party when the shooting happened and that Mr. Simmons was home in bed. Read More

Washington Post - As a child, Kamala D. Harris idolized Thurgood Marshall, Charles Hamilton Houston and Constance Baker Motley, the legal heroes who took the fight to dismantle racism to America’s halls of justice. She was a pioneer, the first woman and African American to be elected California’s attorney general, and Harris says she became a prosecutor to change the system, as they had, not to join it. Read More

Baltimore Sun - This is the first time that the charge has been used as part of a murder case in Baltimore, according to the office of State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

Baltimore Sun - Now as our nation demands police accountability following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Rayshard Brooks, the systems that prevent police accountability still exist. Read More 

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ABC Australia -  In 2016, Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, announced she would not reopen Mr. West's case, due to a lack of new evidence. Read More

Washington Post - Eric Simmons and Kenneth “JR” McPherson, two brothers who spent 24 years in prison for a murder they didn’t commit, were awarded nearly $2 million each by the state of Maryland on Wednesday, becoming the ninth and 10th exonerees to receive compensation from the state since October. Read More 

Minor offenses should not lead to deadly encounters with the police. But when police brutality happens, the state should come down hard.

Watching the suffocation of George Floyd in Minneapolis raises disturbing questions. Why is the officer kneeling on this man’s neck? Why won’t the officer respond to his pleas for help? Why won’t the other officers intervene? Read More

Washington Post- Marilyn Mosby is the Baltimore City state’s attorney. Like any American, I was sickened by footage of a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, forcing the life out of him as he struggled to say the words that have defined a movement: “I can’t breathe.”Read More