Michigan Court of Appeals Denies Motion

On November 1, 2016, the Michigan Court of Appeals denied Joshua Burns’ appeal – ruling that he did not receive ineffective assistance of counsel and the trial court did not err. The University of Michigan’s Innocence Clinic will continue this fight with an appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court. That appeal will be filed by […]

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Reminder: Hearing of Arguments for Burns Appeal

WHEN – Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. WHERE – Michigan Court of Appeals, Hall of Justice, Second Floor, Lansing Courtroom, 925 W. Ottawa St., Lansing, MI 48909-7522 HOW YOU CAN HELP – Your attendance at this important court proceeding would be greatly appreciated in showing your support for the Burns family. WHAT – […]

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Burns Family Case Closed

On June 7, 2016 the court granted a request by the Department of Health and Human Services that court jurisdiction of Naomi be permanently terminated. Naomi is now in the full care and custody of her parents Josh and Brenda Burns. The Burns family are grateful for the overwhelming support they received over the past […]

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