State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby continues to face pressure from the public as pre-trial motions begin for Police Lt. Brian Rice. Rice has been charged with manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office. Yet, in the past week, Lt. Rice, along with the three other officers, have filed motions to dismiss. Legal…

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Once again, prosecutors have failed to obtain a conviction in the trials surrounding the death of Freddie Gray. Prosecutors now only have a few days to decide how to proceed with the trial of the remaining officers. Criminal defense attorney, Warren S. Alperstein, stated that “Without a doubt, they have to be extremely disappointed and…

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Legal Analyst, Warren S. Alperstein, was recently quoted in The New York Times regarding the latest verdict in the trials of the officers implicated in the death of Freddie Gray. Of the six officers, Officer Caesar Goodson faced the most serious charges—facing a murder charge among six other offenses. The acquittal of Officer Goodson is…

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The trial of Officer Caesar Goodson has come to a conclusion, and many feel that his acquittal is an indication that future convictions are unlikely. As three trials remain, critics continue to question Mosby’s approach and wonder whether she will be able to prove the state’s case at all. Legal analyst, Warren S. Alperstein, offered…

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Alperstein & Diener criminal defense attorney, Warren S. Alperstein, was recently quoted in WYPR regarding the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson. During the trial, the prosecution called recently acquitted Officer Edward Nero to the stand. Nero, who did not take the stand in his own trial, said he saw Freddie Gray being uncooperative and “passive…

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Criminal defense attorney, Andrew I. Alperstein, was successful in his defense of local police officer, Freddie Puryear. In July 2015, Puryear was accused of pointing a gun at his neighbor, Jason Wojciechowski. The jury found that Puryear was acting in self-defense. To watch Andrew’s interview and read the story in its entirety, click here.

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