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Charges spiked against ex-governor, 8 others in Flint water

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A judge had no authority to issue indictments in the Flint water scandal, the Michigan Supreme Court said Tuesday in an extraordinary decision that wipes out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and seven other people. It’s an astonishing defeat for Attorney General Dana Nessel, who took office in 2019, got rid of a special prosecutor and put together a new team to investigate whether crimes were committed when lead contaminated Flint’s water system in 2014-15.
Published 7 months ago · Lansing, United States

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Michigan court tosses charges against ex-governor, others stemming from Flint water crisis

By Joseph Ax - The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and eight others in connection with the Flint water scandal, ruling that a lower court judge lacked the authority to issue indictments in the case. The decision is a setback for prosecutors, who spent years building a criminal case against state and city officials after lead

7 months ago·United Kingdom
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Court finds indictments against ex-governor, 8 others in Flint water scandal invalid

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled that a judge had no authority to issue indictments in the Flint water scandal.

7 months ago·United States
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Michigan Supreme Court Says Indictments Invalid In Flint Water Scandal

DETROIT (AP) — A judge had no authority to issue indictments in the Flint water scandal, the Michigan Supreme Court said Tuesday, wiping out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and seven other people.It’s an astonishing defeat for Attorney General Dana Nessel, who took office in 2019, got rid of a special prosecutor and put together a new team to investigate whether crimes were committed when lead contaminated Flint’s wa…

7 months ago·United States
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Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal. The court says a judge sitting as a one-person grand

7 months ago·United States
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Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal

7 months ago·United States
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Michigan Supreme Court voids indictments against former state officials related to Flint water crisis

The indictments against former top Michigan state officials for their alleged culpability in the Flint water crisis were deemed invalid Tuesday.

7 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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