Warren S. Alperstein appeared in a recent Fox45 video interview regarding the latest court filing in the case of Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore, Md. In this court filing, defense attorneys for the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray provide information that the State’s Attorney withheld evidence that could prove Freddie Gray had a…

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Warren S. Alperstein recently spoke during a radio interview with WBAL regarding Marilyn Mosby’s request for a judge to order a separate trial for two of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Mr. Alperstein, who has no connection to the case, says, “The prosecution may believe it can get a conviction of Porter and…

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Proof beyond a reasonable doubt is a legal standard of evidential proof that a prosecutor must present to be able to find a defendant guilty of that which they are accused. The American judicial system requires the highest standard of proof to convict an individual of a crime. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt is the…

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In certain circumstances a person’s conduct is so extreme that it warrants criminal charges, yet that specific act is not covered under the specified criminal law statutes. For this reason, Maryland lawmakers created a special category for these crimes – reckless endangerment. To be convicted of reckless endangerment, the State must prove that a person acted…

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Lawmakers are divided on the issue of whether or not the knife, found on Freddie Gray after he was arrested, was legal. In an interview with ABC News, attorney Andrew Alperstein discusses how this issue could affect the false imprisonment charges against Officer Edward Nero. Read more here: http://wric.com/2015/05/06/legal-or-illegal-does-freddie-grays-knife-matter/

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In an interview with CNN, Andrew Alperstein discusses the “chilling effect” within the Baltimore Police force after charges were brought against 6 officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. See it here: https://twitter.com/TinaKimCNN/status/597844090177228800

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Claims have been made that the knife Freddie Gray possessed on his person when he was arrested violated Baltimore City law. Knife expert Michael Faith and Attorney Andrew Alperstein weigh in on what this could mean for the defense in the case of the 6 officers charged for Gray’s death. Watch: https://twitter.com/NoahGrayCNN/status/596061651461230592

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Tensions are high in Baltimore following the charge of 6 police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. Criminal defense attorney, Andrew Alperstein, discusses the potential issues that the State’s Attorney’s Office may encounter in regards to the legality of Gray’s Knife, on this segment of CNN’s New Day. Watch here: http://www.snappytv.com/tc/586256

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The charges against Edward Nero—one of six cops charged in the Freddie Gray case—all depend on whether the arrest was lawful. Andrew Alperstein suggests, in this interview with CBS, that if the knife found on Gray was illegal, than the arrest would be “justified”. Read More: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/05/05/officer-charged-in-gray-death-contends-arrest-was-legal/

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The legality of Freddie Gray’s knife could be the deciding factor in whether the young man’s arrest was lawful. While State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, has publicly argued that the knife was legal under Maryland State law; Attorney Andrew Alperstein alleges that Baltimore City law suggests otherwise. Read More: http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/us/freddie-gray-knife/index.html

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