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Freddie Gray officers oppose dismissal of civil case against Mosby co-defendant

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The dismissal of a civil suit brought by Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray against Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has no bearing on remaining claims against her co-defendant from the Sheriff's Department, according to a new court filing by the plaintiffs.

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After Mosby appeal ruling by 4th Circuit, co-defendant now seeks dismissal

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Following a federal appeals court ruling that the lawsuits filed against Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby by officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray should not have been allowed to proceed, her co-defendant is asking the case against him be dismissed as well.

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4th Circuit holds Mosby is immune from Freddie Gray officers’ civil suits

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces charges against six officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in May 2015. Five of the officers have alleged in civil suits that Mosby defamed them during her press conference. Mosby has denied the allegation and argues she was simply reading the statement of charges to the public. (File photo)

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is entitled to immunity from civil lawsuits brought by five of the police officers she charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held Monday in dismissing the cases.

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Judge seeks systemic solutions in Baltimore consent decree hearing

In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Police Department Officer Jordan Distance stands on a street corner during a foot patrol in Baltimore. Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The federal judge overseeing Baltimore’s consent decree with the Department of Justice pressed the need Friday for long-term, measurable solutions to systemic problems in the Baltimore Police Department. “Short-term solutions is not what this court supervision process is about,” U.S. ...

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Baltimore jury awards $130K for broken arm in arrest during ’15 unrest

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A Baltimore jury on Friday awarded $130,000 to a man whose arm was broken by police when he was forcibly removed from a bus during the unrest following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. Myreq Williams was attempting to ...

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Baltimore jury awards $75K to man sprayed with tear gas by police during Freddie Gray unrest

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A Baltimore jury awarded $75,000 on Wednesday to a man who was sprayed with tear gas at close range and tackled by police during the 2015 civil unrest following the death of Freddie Gray. Larry Lomax filed an excessive force lawsuit ...

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