(CBS Detroit) — Attorneys representing Former Governor Rick Snyder said a conflict of interest might keep the Flint water case from going forward.
In a letter, Snyder’s legal team says any jurors or judges who are residents of Flint could not take part, as they would technically be victims of the Flint water crisis.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Powering Electric Vehicles, Pitching in on J & J’s Covid Vaccine
His team also previously argued the case should be moved to Lansing where Snyder spent most of his time during the crisis.READ MORE: Farmington Hills Police Department Hosts Drug Take-Back Day On April 24
Snyder currently faces two charges of willful neglect of duty, both misdemeanors.MORE NEWS: Detroit Man Charged In Non-Fatal Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Girl
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