Court Vacates Larceny Conviction
Case: People v. Williams, Michigan Court of Appeals ( Published Opinion ) Issues: Sufficiency of the evidence; People v. Bailey; People v. Nowack; Larceny from the person; MCL 750.357; People v. Smith-Anthony; “From the person” defined; People v. Perkins; Circumstantial evidence to show intent; People v. Kanaan; Larceny in a building; MCL 750.360; People v. Klammer; Whether defendant’s convictions for larceny from the person & larceny in a building are inconsistent such that
Defendant's Post-Miranda Silence Improperly Presented at Trial
Case: People v. Bonno Court: Michigan Court of Appeals ( Unpublished Opinion ) Issues: Right to remain silent; Miranda v. Arizona; Testimony of post-Miranda silence; People v. Gallon; People v. Cary; Wainwright v. Greenfield; Plain error review; People v. Carines; Harmless error; People v. Swan; Other acts evidence; MRE 404(b)(1); People v. Knox; Relevance; MRE 402 & 403; People v. McGhee; Jury instructions; Right to a properly instructed jury; People v. Rodriguez; People v.
Court Makes Harmless Error on Evidentiary Issue
Case: People v. Jorgensen Court: Michigan Court of Appeals ( Unpublished Opinion ) Issues: Other acts evidence; MRE 404(b); People v. VanderVliet; People v. McGhee; People v. Orr; People v. Sabin (After Second Remand); Harmless error; People v. Denson; People v. Douglas; People v. Lukity Summary: Holding that the trial court’s error in admitting a prior home invasion conviction into evidence was harmless, the court affirmed defendant’s conviction of first-degree home invasion