Before the justices finish work this summer, they could gut much of the nation's civil rights law. They could cast many states' election law into chaos. They could inflame our relations in the Middle East. And they could sentence thousands of Americans to die preventable deaths every year.
Mosby immediately set herself apart from the other prosecutors in prominent police death cases in the past few months, both by announcing that her office would file charges against her own police officers, without even the cover of a grand jury, but also with the rhetoric that she chose.
"I strongly condemn anyone in law enforcement with access to trial evidence who has leaked information prior to the resolution of this case," prosecutor Marilyn Mosby said. "You are only damaging our ability to conduct a fair and impartial process for all parties involved."