SADO's Christine Pagac to Argue in Michigan Supreme Court

Argument set for December 8, 2021 at 10:00am
SADO's Christine Pagac will present argument in the Michigan Supreme Court on December 8, 2021, in People v John Antonya Moss, on the issue of what amounts to an "effective blood relationship" for purposes of MCL 750.520d(1)(d).

Christine Pagac, People v John Antonya Moss, MSC No. 162208 (COA No. 338877).

•    Effective Blood Relation under MCL 750.520d

The Court directed the parties to address whether the Court of Appeals erred in concluding on remand that the defendant and the complainant are effectively related by blood for purposes of MCL 750.520d(1)(d), such that there was an adequate factual basis for the defendant’s no-contest plea. The case is set for argument on December 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

The Supreme Court summary and the parties briefs are available here.

Watch live streaming arguments here.