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Mosby again outlines argument that she is immune to civil lawsuit by officers in Freddie Gray case

Mosby again outlines argument that she is immune to civil lawsuit by officers in Freddie Gray case

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby again outlined her argument, this time in a full brief to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals filed Tuesday, that her role as a prosecutor shields her from the malicious prosecution lawsuit brought against her by five of the six Baltimore Police officers in the Freddie Gray case.

In doing so, she and her attorneys in the office of Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh expanded on arguments already made — and rejected — in a lower federal court.

In the new appellate filing this week, they argued that multiple types of prosecutorial immunity apply in the civil case, and that the attempt by the officers to sue Mosby in the lower...

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