Michigan High Court Refuses To Hear Flint Felony Case Against Former Governor

(October 31, 2023, 1:47 PM EDT) -- LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court on Oct. 31 denied review of a felony case brought by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office against former Gov. Rick Snyder related to the Flint, Mich., water crisis, stating that the court is “not persuaded that the question presented should be reviewed.”  Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a press release in response to the Supreme Court’s order saying it “effectively closes the door on the criminal prosecutions of the government officials the People alleged to be responsible for the Flint Water Crisis, without the People being permitted to admit a single item of evidence in open court.”...

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