Political favoritism imagine that…..
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One of Maryland state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby’s first acts in office was to dismiss charges against a police officer accused of animal cruelty in the death of a 7-year-old dog named Nala.

Though Mosby is accused of overcharging six Baltimore cops in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the cop accused of unjustly killing Nala had an ace in the hole: Billy Murphy Jr., a famed Baltimore attorney and Mosby political ally.