From my post over at Legal Insurrection:
It looks like at least two of the Freddie Gray defendants have decided to go on the offensive.
According to reporting by the Baltimore Sun, Sergeant Alicia White and Officer William Porter have each filed suit against State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy. Also named in the suit is Major Sam Cogen with the Baltimore Sheriff’s Office and the State of Maryland itself.
The Baltimore Sun report notes:
Mosby, who announced the charges one day after receiving the official police investigation into the incident, said that she had conducted her own independent investigation with the help of the sheriff’s office. Cogen signed and filed the initial charging documents in the case, outlining the state’s probable cause.
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