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Law professor files complaint calling for Marilyn Mosby's disbarment

A growing chorus of critics is taking aim at Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (WBFF)

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- A growing chorus of critics is taking aim at Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

On Wednesday, John Banzhaf, a law professor at George Washington University in Washington D.C., filed a complaint with Maryland's Attorney Grievance Commission.

The 60-page complaint alleges that Mosby's handling of the Freddie Gray death investigation is both unethical and unconstitutional. It accuses Mosby of pursuing criminal charges without sufficient probable cause and repeatedly withholding evidence from the defense in the case.

Banzhaf took similar action against Mike Nifong, the prosecutor in a case involving Duke University lacrosse players who were accused of rape ten years ago, which ended in Nifong's disbarment.

Maryland state Del. Pat McDonough, R-District 7, has launched a petition drive calling for Mosby to step down.

"We believe it's time for Marilyn Mosby to resign," said McDonough. "This is a malicious, political witchhunt."

Despite the critics, Mosby still plans to bring Lieutenant Brian Rice to trial next week.

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