The Sentencing Outcome

Today at 1:00 Joshua Burns was sentenced to one year in the county jail, and two years of probation by Judge Miriam Cavanaugh of the Livingston County Circuit Court. Josh was surrounded by a group of friends and family as Judge Cavanaugh read his sentence. Many letters attesting to Josh’s character were sent to the […]

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Burns Support Day

Show of Support Day: Thursday, March 19th Josh will be sentenced on Thursday of this week (March 19) by Judge Miriam Cavanaugh at the courthouse in Howell, MI. We have several activities planned for the day as we say farewell to Josh and look expectantly toward the future as his appeals process begins. Though Josh […]

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Email Updates

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A Context for Fairness

Guest Post by Cheryl von Drehle “No fair! No fair!” That ubiquitous cry of children rings down through the centuries and across the world. Children seem to possess some innate sense of fairness, at the very least a perception of when they are not being treated fairly. And how do most parents commonly respond? “The […]

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Sentencing Hearing: March 19

Josh’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for Thursday, March 19 at the district court in Howell, MI. At this hearing the judge will determine how long Josh will be imprisoned. The period of incarceration could range anywhere from 1-10 years. Josh may serve his sentence in the Livingston County Jail or

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