Five Baltimore Police Officers have filed suit against State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, alleging that her actions during the prosecution of the Officers’ trials were negligent and malicious. Mrs. Mosby acted as an investigator in the case of Freddie Gray’s death, which means her immunity to lawsuit and compulsion to testify could become void. Alperstein &…

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On Thursday, July 15, 2016, Judge Barry Williams heard closing arguments in the trial of Lieutenant Brian Rice. Rice is charged with involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray last year. Judge Williams’ is expected to return a verdict on Monday, July 18th. When asked about his prediction…

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Closing arguments in the trial of Lieutenant Brian Rice are set to be heard on the morning of Thursday, July 14th. Rice is currently facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. Judge Barry Williams previously dismissed two other charges against the Lieutenant. In speaking with The Baltimore Sun regarding the possible outcome of the…

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Opening statements in the trial of Lieutenant Rice—the highest-ranking officer charged with the arrest and ultimate death of Freddie Gray—began on Thursday, July 7th. In preparation for the bench trial to begin, CBS Baltimore reached out to Baltimore Defense Attorney and Legal Analyst, Warren Alperstein, regarding the chances that prosecutors may secure a conviction. Warren…

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The highest-ranking officer charged in the arrest and ultimate death of Freddie Gray has become the third to waive his right to a jury trial, choosing instead to leave the decision to Judge Barry Williams. When asked by the Washington Post to provide insight into this development, Baltimore Defense Attorney Warren Alperstein said that the…

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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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Following the outcome of the trial of Officer Cesar Goodson, CNN correspondent Miguel Marquez reported on the disconnect between what the witnesses to the arrest of Freddie Gray reported to have happened, and what state prosecutors have claimed during the trials. Andrew Alperstein—an attorney for Baltimore firm, Alperstein & Diener, P.A., and Legal Analyst—spoke of…

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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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