Items Tagged with 'Dana Nessel'


AG Nessel: Prosecutor spoiled cases with misconduct

December 6, 2019
DETROIT — Attorney General Dana Nessel dropped charges last week against two men in suburban Detroit and said a former Central Michigan University student should be allowed to withdraw from a plea bargain after an investigation found misconduct by a prosecutor who handled sexual assault cases. Read More

Groups sue over ballot requirements

May 27, 2019
LANSING — Voting-rights advocates and a campaign finance ballot-drive group have sued Michigan's top election official, challenging Republican-enacted requirements that make it harder to qualify proposals for the statewide ballot. Read More

Michigan AG plans crackdown on worker misclassification

May 8, 2019
LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said her office will target businesses that cheat their employees of wages, pledging a forceful crackdown on what she called an under-the-radar problem that also lets companies dodge taxes. Read More

AG forms group to investigate evidence

Viability would be determined on case-by-case basis, including new witnesses and recanted testimony.

April 19, 2019
Michigan law enforcement officers are aiming to right some wrongs. Read More

Elections board approves formatting of gay rights petition

December 31, 2015
Supporters of amending Michigan’s constitution to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity cleared an initial procedural step when the state elections board approved the format of their petition. Read More