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Jasubhai Desai (Booking Photo)

Downriver Doctor’s Conviction In Nurse’s Death Reinstated

A federal appeals court has reinstated the murder conviction of 72-year-old doctor who is serving a life sentence for the death of a nurse 30 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Drug Charges Reinstated For Medical Marijuana Clinic Workers

It’s back to court for multiple people involved in a medical marijuana clinic raid in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

Matthew Makowski (Booking Photo, 2010)

Mich. High Court Agrees To Hear Parole Fight Case

The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a man whose release from prison after 20 years was granted by Gov. Jennifer Granholm but quickly reversed in an extraordinary act just days before she left office in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

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State Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling On Miranda Rights

The state Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, overturned an appeals court ruling and upheld the conviction of Samuel Elliott.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Duggan On The Ballot, For Now

The Michigan Supreme Court has received a request to hear a case involving whether former Detroit Medical Center chief Mike Duggan can appear on the ballot in Detroit’s mayoral election.

06/14/2013

Matthew Makowski (Booking Photo, 2010)

Inmate Loses Appeal Over Shift In Parole Decision

The Michigan appeals court says it has no authority to intervene in the judgment of then-Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who agreed to change a prisoner’s no-parole sentence but then changed her mind before leaving office in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

Matthew Makowski (Booking Photo, 2010)

Inmate Wants Court To Overturn Granholm Decision

The Michigan appeals court is hearing arguments in a case involving the release of a prison inmate in the final days of the Granholm administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

Jasubhai Desai (Booking Photo)

Judge Overturns Downriver Doctor’s Murder Conviction

A federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of a Trenton doctor serving a life sentence in the 1983 slaying of his business partner and former lover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

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Challenge To Emergency Manager Law Still Unsettled

The Michigan appeals court says a challenge to the state’s emergency manager law should be placed on the fall ballot, but it is suspending the decision and wants more judges to take a look.

06/08/2012

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Ruling On Emergency Manager Repeal Petitions Expected Soon

Judges on the State Appeals Court say they will rule as soon as possible after hearing arguments on petitions intended to put Michigan’s emergency manager law on the November ballot.

05/17/2012

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