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Maryland AG Wants Lawsuit Dismissed:  The Maryland Attorney General is asking the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss the malicious prosecution lawsuit against Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby brought by five Baltimore police officers she had charged with contributing to the death of small-time criminal Freddy Gray in 2015.  The Associated Press reports that Ms. Mosby's public announcement that she would prosecute the six officers involved in the arrest and transport of Gray in a police van was greeted by a cheering crowd. Gray suffered fatal spinal injuries during the transport.  While all of six of the officers were acquitted, the five suing Mosby argue that she did not have sufficient evidence to bring charges against them and withheld exculpatory evidence.  After the officers were acquitted of the criminal charges, the Obama Administration's Justice Department decided not to bring federal civil rights charges against them.     

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