AG Nessel Announces Vacated Wrongful Conviction in Berrien County

The Berrien County conviction of Corey Quentin McCall, 39, has been vacated after collaboration between the Michigan Department of Attorney General’s Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU), the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office, the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety, and the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Innocence Project (Cooley Innocence Project). McCall was wrongfully convicted of three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in 2005. New evidence, including forensic evidence, discovered during CIU’s investigation exonerates him after nearly 16 years in prison.

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Governor Whitmer, Racial Disparities Task Force Release Interim Report Showing Significant Progress in Protecting Communities of Color from the Spread of COVID-19

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan COVID-19 Task Force on Racial Disparities, Chaired by Lieutenant Governor Garlin

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