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Mosby will seek to overturn convictions in cases reliant on indicted Baltimore police officers

Mosby will seek to overturn convictions in cases reliant on indicted Baltimore police officers

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby said Thursday that her office will work to overturn any criminal convictions since 2015 that relied solely on the word of seven city police officers recently indicted on federal racketeering charges.

"Understanding and recognizing that the credibility of these officers has now been directly called into question, it is incumbent upon us as ministers of justice to do what's right and to pursue justice over convictions while simultaneously prioritizing public safety," Mosby said.

Her office has already identified 150 closed cases that are "possibly tainted" by the involvement of the officers, including 45 in which...

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