Stories tagged: "Dana Nessel"


Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan Is Investigating People Who Spread Lies About the 2020 Election. Here’s What That Means.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading the bipartisan effort to hold those who lied about the 2020 election accountable, and investigating how they profited from tricking Michiganders.

In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan AG Nessel: Trump’s ‘Vote Twice’ Advice Is Very, Very Illegal

"Don't try this at home. I will prosecute you," warns Michigan's top law enforcement official.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
DeVos’ Rules ‘Water Down’ Campus Sexual Misconduct Protections. Michigan Is Suing Her For It.

The Trump Administration's habit of rolling back Obama-era policies has made it harder for survivors of college sexual misconduct to seek justice.

This undated booking photo provided by the Detroit Police Public Safety Office shows Robert Tesh, 32, who has been charged with terrorism for making credible death threats against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy said Friday, May 15, 2020, that Tesh made the threats via social media to an acquaintance on April 14.  (Detroit Police Public Safety Office via AP)
Detroit Man Who Threatened Whitmer’s Life Has Been Charged With Terrorism

If convicted of the felony charge, he faces up to 20 years in prison.