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William C. Whitbeck

About: William C. Whitbeck

William C. Whitbeck is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and the University of Michigan Law School. During his long career, he has served on the direct staff of three Michigan governors, George Romney, William Milliken, and John Engler. In 1997, Governor Engler appointed him to the Michigan Court of Appeals where he served as a judge for almost 17 years, with six years as Chief Judge. Over the past year, he served as a Special Assistant Attorney General, advising Attorney General Bill Schuette on the Flint water crisis. Whitbeck is also the author of a legal mystery entitled, “To Account for Murder,” and is currently working on a second one.

By on September 6th, 2018

Recently, Genesee District Court Judge David Goggins bound Michigan Department of Health and Humans Services Director Nick Lyon over for trial on charges of misconduct in office, willful neglect of duty, and involuntary manslaughter, charges resulting from the Flint water crisis.  The evaluations by the Lyon team of these rulings were immediate and vehement: John Bursch, an attorney for Lyon, vowed an immediate appeal, stating...

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