Thursday, May 3, 2018

Michigan: Forgery Conviction against recall petitioner in Benton Harbor tossed out by Supreme Court

The conviction of Edward Pinkney for forging petition signatures was tossed out by the state Supreme Court in what they called an unusual decision. Pinkney was not properly charged. The recall was an attempt against Mayor James Hightower.

Here's more on the decision, including a view by the D.A. that the ruling would allow for fraud in recall petitions to go unpunished.

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