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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 28

Can officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death get a fair trial in Baltimore?

Lawyers representing the six Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray are seeking to move legal proceedings outside the city, arguing that there is no way the officers can get a fair trial after the intense media coverage and because all residents were affected by a city-wide curfew ordered in response to rioting.

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