Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Under Fire for Political, Celebrity Conduct

Jeffrey Shapiro, Washington Times, May 11, 2015

Marilyn Mosby, the Baltimore City State Attorney in charge of prosecuting six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray, Jr., is coming under increasing criticism from defense attorneys and legal scholars who think she is politicizing the case and using her prosecutorial power to create her own celebrity.

Ms. Mosby has raised eyebrows in several quarters with a media blitz that has spanned from a CNN interview that focused on her courtship with her city councilman husband to her decision to appear on stage with Prince during a rock concert for a song dedicated to Mr. Gray.

The legal experts say Ms. Mosby is in danger of running afoul of the Maryland Bar standards barring prejudicial conduct by prosecutors, or at the very least traveling down a well-worn path of failed celebrity prosecutions like those involving O.J. Simpson, George Zimmerman or the Duke lacrosse players.

“She’s a young prosecutor in the starlight with an agenda, which is not solely focused on prosecution,” said Mark O’ Mara, the Florida criminal defense attorney who successfully defended Mr. Zimmerman against charges he shot an unarmed black man in a trial that turned the tables on the prosecutors.

“If she wants to prosecute cops, that’s a gargantuan task in itself,” he added. “If she’s going to be the standard in which we prosecute police, then do it responsibly, don’t open yourself to undue criticism a lot of lawyers are probably asking, why are you on stage with Prince–why aren’t you working?”

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“The person she’s following is Angela Correy, the horrible prosecutor from Florida who brought the George Zimmerman case,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said in an interview. “[Appeasement] was completely the reason she brought the [Gray] case too quickly. This was crowd control, not justice. She is all about now, all about the present. This is her big opportunity.

“What’s worse is her statement that she listened to the crowd, she listened to ‘no justice, no peace.’ I think prosecutors, when they talk about justice for the victim they’re presuming guilt and that’s not the way a prosecutor should operate,” Mr. Dershowitz said.

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Mr. Dershowitz said Ms. Mosby’s conduct is symptomatic of a flawed U.S. system that elects prosecutors instead of appointing them. He believes that invites prosecutors whose priorities are seeking higher office, not justice.

“In the rest of the world, prosecutors are civil servants,” he said. “They are appointed because of distinguished history, legal history law enforcement, or they study. In this country a prosecutor is a future senator, a future congressman or governor.”

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  • Hilis Hatki

    When Doves Riot.

    • Ludwig

      Purple Drank

      • Ron Cheaters

        Oh No lets go
        Mosby Crazy

      • bilderbuster

        Prince changed his name to “Lil Sweet” and these days he’s on TV pushing Diet Dr. Pepper so that makes Mosby “The Sweet One”.

    • BWAHAHAHAHAAH!

  • dd121

    Apparently, she’s completely tone deaf to what’s going on.

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      Back in 2003, Maryland Federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna was suckered out in the middle of the night by a phone call and then stabbed 36 times and drowned in a creek. Hopefully the same people have Marilyn Mosby’s phone number.

      • TrueNorthFree

        Good lord I don’t wish death on anyone, even my worst enemy

        • Pragmatia

          Then let me do it for you.

          • Tony Murphy

            LoL!

        • John Smith

          Nothing will get resolved until America’s enemies pay in blood.

          • This has always been true. Funny how America hasn’t actually won a war since the White Only military was ended. Coincidence?

          • John Smith

            Going PC hurts. We’ve also mainly fought communists after that and those who made the decision to integrate were probably a little too fond of that perspective to actually try to win.

        • Tannenbaum

          Good lord I don’t wish death on anyone, even my worst enemy.

          Your enemies, however, have no such reservations about wishing death on you.

          • pennawhytmn

            I doubt her, or “her people” would have their consciences inhibit them from feeling the same way about you.

    • Realist

      “Apparently, she’s completely tone deaf to what’s going on.’

      You mean brain dead.

      • Dale McNamee

        She has a brain ? /sarc

  • MekongDelta69

    Rogers Nelson – another loser in a pantheon of losers…

    • John Smith

      I always thought he was queer, but then I later realized that’s how he bagged all the women, especially the white and Latin ones he seems to prefer. The “fag hag” thing really seems to get many of them to jump into the sack with a beta-male persona, especially a “diversity candidate.”

  • “Create her own celebrity”

    Of course, that’s what this is all about, for both Marilyn Mosby and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. For them, these riots were a feature, not a bug. The Feds will eventually write checks, and both get to be international celebrities.

    • model1911

      “…feature not a bug.” Brilliant, I will , with your permission, borrow that.

  • superlloyd

    More black stupidity from an AA appointee. These idiots couldn’t run a bath without screwing it up.

    • AmericanRemnant

      Bath?

      • spahnranch69 .

        In animal urine, perhaps.

    • Dave West

      I would have said lemonade stand!

      • phillyguy

        I would of said a negro picnic

    • Light from the East

      This is what happened when blacks have the power.

      Black politician’s mindset: I am the laws and all other things are not.

    • Dale McNamee

      A bath ? How about screwing up a cup of coffee ? /sarc

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    The best comment is the one about her living in the here and now. It’s about immediate gratification for the people who elected her. As stated in an earlier post, the police are not being as aggressive towards crime as before. As this starts to affect the community she’ll have a difficult time explaining to the victims of crimes why this is. She believes it’s easy to prosecute officers for doing something she thinks is wrong. How will she deal with officers who act like Sgt. Schultz “I saw nothing…nothing….I wasn’t even there”. She’ flying high now, but wait until reality strikes and gravity takes over. She’s got a long ways to fall.

    • JGTThrasher

      That would require self reflection. Not a common quality in the community. If anything, when crime prospers they will simply find a way to blame whites for abandoning them to “muh poverteeey.”

  • Luca D.

    Most negro politicians and civil servants simply aspire to abuse their power by backing ‘their people’…. right or wrong.

    • Cindy

      I wish Whites would back ‘their people’… right or wrong.

      • IstvanIN

        Who aren’t very cohesive.

      • spahnranch69 .

        Unlike the coloreds we are not allowed to have our own people.

      • Kenner

        We don’t back ’em when they’re wrong. ‘Cause we White.

      • Da Troof

        I’d settle for backing our people when they’re right.

    • libertarian1234

      What better examples than Obama and Holder?

      • Yancy Derringer

        And of course the Congressional Black Caucus.

    • Jack Burton

      They’re called demagogues.

  • B.E.L.

    She’s black, she cant help it.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    politicizing the case and using her prosecutorial power to create her own celebrity.

    — Nah, impossible – no state prosecutor would do a thing like that.

    Mosby is a rising star in the Democrat party and has the full backing of the FedGov.

    She’s next in line for AG after Lynch and then on to the Supreme Court.

    • Yancy Derringer

      “Now, as for this Prince business… Nobody — and I mean nobody — is going to tell me when, where, how, or for whom I’m going to twerk.”

    • spahnranch69 .

      It looks as if Honey Chile is getting ready for a career move into basic cable, perhaps as a “legal affairs consultant” for CNN or the host of a get Whitey talk show on BET.

  • AmericanRemnant

    Although I completely agree this is political this statement; “Mr. Dershowitz said Ms. Mosby’s conduct is symptomatic of a flawed U.S. system” coming from the likes of Dershowitz doesn’t exactly add credibility. DerSHOWitz perfectly exemplifies the systemic nature of the flawed US system. In fact, if I may be so bold, he is the poster child of that flawed system.

    • spahnranch69 .

      It’s not called the Jew-dicial system for nothing.

  • AmericanCitizen

    I thought that prosecutors were supposed to be on the side of law and order and due process. Then again, I also thought we lived in a Constitutional Republic that respects the rights and property of all citizens, not just the black ones.

  • journey

    Who’s the boss of this low IQ AA product, Mosby? Oh, that’s right she’s black = can’t do no wrong.

  • Dave West

    Baltimore, #blacklivesmatter, looting, bedwetting libtards, Marilyn Mosby, etc…………….. I don’t care anymore!

    Wake me up in a year after Baltimore burns to the ground again due to the policemen not being found guilty or if only one of them is convicted of a light manslaughter charge.

    Baltimore is the new Camden and will soon be on it’s way to the new Detroit after the future 2016 Baltimore Riots.

  • tickyul

    She it totally screwing this whole thing up…………GOOD!

  • Dave West

    The news coming out regarding Marilyn MOBS-by seems to get worse with each passing day, it like the gift that keeps on giving!

    At the rate were going, in a month, we’ll find out that she was picked up by police for throwing feces at cars.

  • IstvanIN

    I have read enough about this female and she should be prosecuted and lose her law license. Just like the guy in the Duke case.

    • bilderbuster

      It would be nice if she served some time.
      The Duke guy was going to put the Duke Boys away for a long, long time for something he knew they didn’t do and he never even had to spend a night in the slammer for what he did.

    • pennawhytmn

      I had a lot going on in my life at that time and really didn’t get to follow that case. Can you recommend any links where i can get the full, TRUE story?

      • IstvanIN

        Do an internet search, or even search this site, for Duke Lacrosse case.

  • ShermanTMcCoy

    Sociopath.

    • John Smith

      Typical negro.

  • Marilyn Mosby proves that you can remove the negro from the ghetto. You can put a nice fancy suit on him or her. You can fawn all over them and tell them how talented and gifted they are. You can help them pass college (barely) and give them a nice affirmative action job, but you can NEVER remove the ghetto from their hearts! They will always revert back to their primitive, bongo-beat nature and natural proclivities to dance, jiggle their butts, and act the fool.

    This woman has no common sense. You’d think she would keep a relatively low profile and focus on the task before her. But no, she’s gotta appear on stage with the little freak Prince in a song dedicated to Freddie Gray!?

    But it’s all good because the defense lawyers are documenting it all and will show that Mosby lacks objectivity and impartiality in this case.

  • John Smith

    My thoughts are she doesn’t really expect to win and not doing so would work out just fine with her. She will claim the system is broken and ride the indignation of her negro base into the limelight for a run for a public office with more publicity. If, by some chance she wins despite her misconduct, which is still quite likely because she (and the majority of jurors) is black and gets a pass on things like malfeasance, she will leverage that too for her next election. Win-Win, no matter how it plays out for her.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Another Obama wannabe.

  • Lexonaut

    “The legal experts say Ms. Mosby is in danger of running afoul of the Maryland Bar standards barring prejudicial conduct by prosecutors …”

    It’s about time somebody gave this issue the attention it deserves. Of course blacks also would riot over their prosecutor being disbarred but hey, more DWLs will wake up as a result.

  • You are right, in some respects. I will enjoy watching what happens in Baltimore as whites learn they are victims who will not be protected. The environments present in Detroit and similar communities where blacks hold absolute control are an example all America looks towards for reference.

  • DaveMed

    Most of us are quite aware of the fact that there are police who overstep their legal and ethical bounds. We are also cognizant of the fact that law enforcement agencies are adopting increasingly anti-White policies.

    So, don’t worry about us reflexively defending police.

    With that said, the increased rates of “police brutality” are the direct result of Black (and, to a lesser degree, non-White Hispanic) misbehavior. If we had 1950s-style demographics, we would have 1950s-style police.

    Increased “diversity” is the cause of this ever-more-vicious circle.

  • Realist


    Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Under Fire for Political, Celebrity Conduct”

    I am sure she is terrified of white criticism.

    • GAWZ

      People keep thinking that she plays by YT rules. She doesn’t. They play by their own rules; with millions of mob mentality people to back them up.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    One more diversity darling who knows she’ll never be held to any standard.

    Look at the s**t this war hog, Karen Lewis, gets away with daily.
    .

    • IstvanIN

      She has a brain tumor.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        You’re just trying to make me feel good…<;-)

        • IstvanIN

          She really does, so keep the positive feeling.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            Obese people get cancer pretty readily.

  • Tony Murphy

    Third World people do Third World things. This is exactly what ‘officials’ get up to in Africa..

  • pennawhytmn

    “She is all about now, all about the present. This is her big opportunity.”

    Find me a Black person who doesn’t and I will find you some beach front property in Ohio.

  • Cindy

    “The fact that we don’t back the Whites who’re wrong, makes me proud of being White, as we can go beyond our own unconditional racial bias’s (that we get zero credit for, while others get zero scorn for)”
    __________________
    I agree backing a person on content of character shows intelligence and is the right thing to do. But Whites are being attacked on every front and we need to stick together.
    Browns vote brown no matter what.
    Whites need to vote White.

  • throttler

    What a dingbat!