Court Throws Out Convictions After Misconduct By ProsecutorThe Michigan appeals court threw out conspiracy, theft and drug convictions and a six-year prison sentence after finding “true misconduct” by a prosecutor in a small county.
Conviction Overturned In Death Of Detroit Child Who DrownedThe Michigan appeals court overturned the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a Detroit woman who has already served a prison sentence for the death of a child who fell through a hole and drowned.
Juvenile Lifer Locked Up For Nearly 50 Years Could Go FreeA man who has been in prison for nearly 50 years for murder when he was a teenager won a major decision from the Michigan appeals court that should lead to his eventual release.
Conviction Set Aside In '93 Cold Case In Dispute Over ExpertThe Michigan appeals court overturned a murder conviction in a 1993 homicide, saying a man's rights were violated when he wasn't allowed to hire a DNA expert at public expense.
Court Won't Back Gun Ban Outside Michigan Polling PlacesThe Michigan appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal from a Democratic state official who wants to ban the open carry of guns outside polling places.
Manslaughter Conviction Overturned In Shaken Baby CaseA manslaughter conviction has been overturned by the Michigan appeals court.
Appeals Court Rules No Crime In Sharing Medical PotThe Michigan appeals court says there's nothing illegal about a medical marijuana user providing a small amount of pot to another registered user at no cost.
Court Reverses Result In Case Of Dark StairsA woman attending a memorial for her ex-husband was looking for a bathroom when she opened the wrong door, fell down the stairs and was injured in Monroe County.
New Hearing Ordered In Detroit Fireman's DeathThe Michigan appeals court has ordered a new hearing to determine the prison sentence for a man whose fire killed a Detroit firefighter.
Prosecutors Win Appeal In Death Tied To BurglarThe Michigan appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing in the case of a Detroit man who chased and killed a suspected burglar.
Appeals Court Strikes Down Mich. Ban On Stun GunsThe Michigan appeals court says the state can't stop people from owning stun guns.