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Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation
Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is mounting a last-minute push for legislation that would help prosecutors' win convictions against accused repeat sex offenders, but the chairman of a Senate committee where the bill is stalled said the effort isn't going anywhere.  Mosby is pushing Senate Bill 933, which was sponsored by freshman Sen. Robert Cassilly, a Harford County Republican. The bill would allow evidence of previous sexual assault allegations to be brought in to criminal trials, which Mosby says would bring state law more in line with federal rules.  "Maryland has seen far too many rapists escape justice because of current law," Mosby...

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