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Baltimore Sun- Thomas, like a number of other wrongfully convicted former prisoners from Baltimore, was exonerated through a partnership between a conviction integrity unit set up by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and nonprofit innocence projects. That partnership has also made it much easier for exonerees from Baltimore — and for others from counties with similar programs — to qualify for compensation through the current system. Read More

BNC- In a hearing on Wednesday to members of the city’s Public Safety and Governmental Operations committee, Mosby said that her policies to not go after, minor offenses, hasn’t led to an increase in violent crimes, adding that her office still pursues felonies, such as human trafficking and drug distribution, The Baltimore Sun reported. Read More

CNN- But last, but certainly not least, the point that you raise, Chris, is that I think it's incredibly smart to appeal to the jury's common sense by saying "This is a simple case that even a child could understand," and then reminding them about the 9-year-old baby screaming out, to get off of George Floyd, reminding the jury that despite the truth that the defense is attempting to shade, the jury, you, you saw with your very own eyes, you heard with your very own ears, you know why George Floyd died, because he told us, he said, "I can't breathe." Read More

MSNBC- So, I mean, first and foremost, I think that the prosecution did an outstanding job. I think that what they`ve done, in essence is to establish three parameters in which we could attempt to get a conviction in this case. I think that what we`ve know is that the most vital piece of evidence in this case is that of the video, and they`ve been able to harken back to that video on more than one occasion in which we`ve been able to see. Read More

Baltimore Sun- Even Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s announcement more than one year ago, that her office would no longer prosecute marijuana possession regardless of the amount, didn’t cause much of a political stir. How could it have when people are openly voting on favorite “budtenders” at their local medical marijuana dispensaries? Read More

WBAL Radio- None of the six officers charged in connection with Gray's death were ultimately convicted and all remain on the force. Murphy said that, had the case been heard by a jury, things might have gone differently. As she announced the end to her prosecution of the officers, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby also lamented the fact the officers could opt for bench trials. Read More

WYPR- Tom's Newsmaker guest today is Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, the city's chief prosecutor since her swearing-in on January 8, 2015.
Ever since she came to national attention when she charged six officers in the death of Freddie Gray in 2015, she has garnered a reputation as a progressive prosecutor who has prioritized reducing incarceration, along with reducing violent crime. And for the past year, she has had to navigate a criminal justice system that has struggled to cope with a global pandemic. Read More

WJZ- Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby told City Council members Wednesday more about her office’s now permanent policy to no longer prosecute minor crimes like drug possession and prostitution. Read More 

The Retriever- The hope this announcement inspires cannot be overstated, as described in a statement released by the State’s Attorney office, “Today, America’s war on drug users is over in the city of Baltimore.” Read More

WJZ- A Baltimore grand jury indicted a man Friday for allegedly killing a man on North Charles Street last month, the State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s office announced. Read More