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Former Governor Rick Snyder to appear in court in Flint water case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The criminal probe into the Flint Water Crisis may have hit a brick wall, but the civil case is ongoing. Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is expected to plead the fifth in federal court Thursday (June 30). “Because of the way things have gone, we’ve...
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Supreme Court: Flint water indictments against Rick Snyder, others invalid

A one-judge grand jury had no power to issue indictments stemming from the Flint water crisis, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The decision is likely to erase criminal charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and several other former public officials, and raises questions about future prosecutions. Michigan law authorizes...

Rick Snyder allowed to appeal judge's recent decision to take witness stand

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) – U.S. district judge Judith Levy issued an order allowing former Michigan governor Rick Snyder to appeal her recent decision requiring him to take the witness stand in the Flint water trial. This comes despite Snyder and other witnesses' request to invoke their 5th...

Federal appeals court likely future stop in former Gov. Rick Snyder's effort to avoid testifying in Flint water civil trial

A federal appeals court is likely the next step in former Gov. Rick Snyder’s effort to avoid testifying at a civil trial involving the Flint water crisis. Snyder, former emergency managers Gerald Ambrose and Darnell Earley, former Snyder aide Rich Baird and Flint city employee Howard Croft are resisting testifying because they are also facing criminal charges tied to the crisis.

Federal Judge Rules Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Four Others Must Testify in Flint Water Crisis Case

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and four others will have to give testimony in a civil trial related to the Flint water crisis. U.S. District Court Judge Judith E. Levy, a Barack Obama appointee, denied the motion to quash subpoenas to testify that was brought by Snyder, his former advisor Richard Baird, former Flint Public Works Director Howard Croft, and former city emergency managers Darnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose.

Ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, 4 others charged in Flint water crisis must testify

LANSING—Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and four other government officials charged with crimes related to the Flint water crisis have to testify in a related civil lawsuit despite their efforts to avoid subpoenas, a U.S. District Court judge ruled on Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Judith E. Levy concluded...