A prisoner who won a major Michigan Supreme Court case about changing his sentence won’t be released anytime soon.
“This is an exceptional case in which defendant’s sentence is illegal,” wrote Justice Michael Cavanagh.
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.
Kilpatrick was expected to go directly to jail after listening to a full day of testimony in his federal corruption trial.
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick says he does not believe he’s broken any rules, and has followed the conditions of his parole to a T.
The Michigan appeals court has ruled to limit the use of a landmark court decision that ends mandatory no-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder.
Michigan legislators need to move quickly to adapt state law to a major U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down mandatory no-parole sentences for juveniles, the head of a prosecutors group said.
A Michigan Department of Corrections crackdown on parole absconders is outpacing jail space in the Detroit area — which is home to about half of the state’s 20,000 parolees.
Police arrested a parolee after residents in Ferndale complained about two men going through back yards.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will be released from prison on Tuesday, August 2 at 6:30 a.m..