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May 28, 2013

MSC to consider whether prior acquittal for predicate offense bars retrial on felony-murder charge

In People v. Wilson, the Michigan Supreme Court granted leave to appeal the Court of Appeals' November 15, 2012, conclusion that double jeopardy does not bar defendant's conviction for felony-murder on retrial where the jury in defendant's prior trial had acquitted the defendant of the predicate offense for the felony-murder charge. In

May 2013
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May 2013
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May 24, 2013

COA holds that a dismissed charge can be considered for sentencing if supported by the preponderance of the evidence

In People v. Nix, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that a dismissed felonious-assault charge could be considered as part of a sentencing variance where the defendant admitted to the underlying behavior, affirming Defendant Paul William Nix's sentence. Nix also challenged his convictions for insufficient evidence and ineffective assistance of counsel. The Court o

May 2013
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May 24, 2013

MSC: A "van is just a van," not a recoverable expense for a person injured in an auto accident

In Admire v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company, the Michigan Supreme Court clarified how to determine what expenses insurers must cover for an auto-accident victim's "care, recovery, or rehabilitation" under Michigan's No-Fault Act. The Court specifically decided that an insurer may be required to pay for modificat

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