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Sterling Heights Fire Means Arson Charges For Family’s Oldest Son?

  At about 3 am on Friday morning, police and firefighters in Macomb County, Michigan were called to a Sterling Heights home on Bloomingdale, in response to a house fire. By the time they arrived, the blaze had already caused a great deal of smoke, but firefighters were able to contain the blaze before it […]

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New Senate Bill To outlaw Female Genital Mutilation in Michigan

  A new bill introduced recently in the Michigan Senate aims to outlaw FGM or female genital mutilation. Although this may seem like a strange subject to outlaw in Michigan, where it is hardly a regular occurrence, the recent FGM-related arrests in the Detroit area have stirred up the subject. As a result, numerous legislators […]

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Michigan Senate Votes To Legalize Carrying Switchblades

  Switchblades, also sometimes called automatic knives, pushbutton knives, ejector knives, flick knives, or flick blades, have been illegal in Michigan and the rest of the USA for years. As defined by the federal government, a switchblade is “any knife having a blade which opens automatically — (1) by hand pressure applied to a button […]

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New Foreign Laws Legislation Labelled As “Anti-Muslim”

  In the wake of recent arrests related to alleged female genital mutilation performed by Michigan doctors, there has been national outcry against illegal and unsafe “foreign” practices. Because the two doctors accused of performing the illegal procedures freshman Rep. Michele Hoitenga has introduced a new bill that she believes will send a strong message […]

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Michigan to Compensate The Wrongfully Convicted

  When talking about Michigan criminal justice reform, which we do from time to time on this blog, one of the subjects that comes up regularly is compensation of the wrongfully convicted. If you haven’t run into the subject before, it refers to the government providing financial compensation for people who have been wrongfully convicted […]

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Legal Jargon: What Does That Word Mean? (Part 1)

  We’ve all wondered it before, while marathoning episodes of Better Call Saul and How To Get Away With Murder… “what does that word even mean?” Well, actually we don’t wonder that – we already know what all of those strange sounding legal terms mean. However, we realize that very few people who aren’t attorneys […]

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Hazing Incident at Central Michigan University Results in Criminal Charges

  Every now and again the issue of hazing makes the news and there is enormous outcry to follow. People take to social media in droves, claiming that hazing should be forbidden and severely punished by the schools where it takes place. It is already illegal in almost every state in the U.S., and yet […]

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Can A Michigan Attorney Conceal Evidence of a Client’s Criminal Activity?

  Anyone who loves crime dramas and legal thrillers has seen at least one movie or TV show where a defendant tries to tell their attorney about what they actually did, and their lawyer says, “I don’t want to know!” This may seem strange to people. After all, why wouldn’t your defense attorney want to […]

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8 Executions Scheduled in Arkansas Before Lethal Injection Expires

  If officials in Arkansas had their way, yesterday would have been the first of eleven execution days. After more than a decade without performing a single legal execution, the state of Arkansas had planned to administer a lethal injection to eight inmates within a matter of days. However, since scheduling the back-to-back executions, authorities […]

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Eyewitness Testimony: Can You Really Trust Your Own Eyes? (Part 4)

  Welcome back! Thanks for joining The Kronzek Firm for the wrap up of our discussion on eyewitness testimony and how unreliable it actually can be when recalling suspects and crime scene details. In the previous three articles we talked about the scientific community’s research on eyewitness testimony, and how the court’s opinion is slowly […]

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