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Gag order request in Freddie Gray case shows prosecutor's misunderstanding
Gag order request in Freddie Gray case shows prosecutor's misunderstanding

The searing spotlight of media scrutiny fell upon a Maryland state's attorney, a rising star in Democratic politics. After a high-profile beating death, the young prosecutor convened a news conference to announce murder charges, detail the evidence and insist that the public's desire for justice had finally been achieved. If you think I've just described Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's actions surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, you're only half right. Nearly the exact same situation occurred a dozen years ago in Maryland. In that case, the politically ambitious state's attorney was Doug Gansler. And, in a judicial opinion that my law...

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