Five police officers charged in the death of Baltimore man Freddie Gray want the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case against the city’s top prosecutor, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

As reported by the Associated Press, the appeal filed in court Thursday follows a Richmond, Virginia federal appeals court’s decision to block the lawsuit against Mosby, who announced criminal charges against the officers involved Gray’s tragic death in 2015.

In their complaint, the Baltimore officers accused Mosby of maliciously investigating and defaming them, as well as invading their privacy. However, an appellate court determined Mosby has “prosecutorial immunity, which shields prosecutors from being sued for actions in a case, according to Vice News.

The cops are now asking the Supreme Court to review that finding in hopes they may move forward with their lawsuit.

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