An inmate who won a groundbreaking case about the power of Michigan governors to change prison sentences has lost his bid for a parole review and won’t be considered again for five years.
The controversy began in 2010 when a different parole board held a public hearing and recommended that Jennifer Granholm commute Makowski’s sentence to time served.
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will take on a pivotal role in the next presidential race.
A state attorney has urged the Michigan Supreme Court to let stand an unprecedented commutation decision.
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.
There is talk that President Barack Obama could be trying to add a former Michigan Governor to his administration.
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says she soon will leave Current TV, where she has hosted a public affairs program for the past year.
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.
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.
A 1978 video of former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm is making the rounds this week on Facebook.