Lack of defense expert did not taint CSC conviction

The Michigan Supreme Court has reinstated the first-degree CSC conviction of a man who molested his 6-year-old niece. The Court of Appeals had granted Robert K. Brannon a new trial after determining defense counsel didn’t adequately investigate the possibility that … Continue reading

In their opinions

I am not convinced that trial counsel’s decision to, in effect, let a sleeping dog lie, particularly after the prosecution decided not to call an expert of its own, was an unsound trial strategy. Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Alton … Continue reading