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Judge Reverses Manslaughter Conviction Due To Faulty GM IgnitionThe judge ruled the 25-year-old driver beared "no responsibility for the accident" despite police finding that she was speeding.
Michigan High Court Overturns Flint Gang Murder ConvictionThe Michigan Supreme Court has overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man linked to a Flint gang because the prosecution didn't tell the jury about FBI payments to a key witness.
Judge Defends Himself In Baby Death Case, Says Overturning Murder Conviction Will Have 'Chilling Effect'A Jackson County judge says a decision by the Michigan Supreme Court to throw out a murder conviction will have a "chilling effect" on judges statewide.
Convicted Murderer To Get New Trial In Baby's Death; Judge Asked Too Many QuestionsThe Supreme Court said the judge likely influenced the jury, especially when he acted like a prosecutor while questioning a defense expert.
Court Decision May Clear Way For Lawsuit Against Attorney For MalpracticeThe Michigan Supreme Court doesn't intend to intervene in a lower court's decision that allows Jackob Trakhtenberg to sue Deborah McKelvy for malpractice.
Man Cleared Of Rape On Faulty Bite-Mark Evidence Settles For $1.5MA man who served 13 years in prison for rape based on faulty bite-mark evidence has settled a lawsuit against a Detroit-area suburb for $1.5 million.
Man In Prison 10 Years Wins Appeal, Could Go FreeA federal appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of a Detroit man who claimed his attorney did a poor job at trial.
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