jason dalton

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Jury selection for the trial of Jason Dalton will begin in Kalamazoo January 3rd. Dalton is accused of shooting six people to death in February 2016 while he was a driver for the ridesharing service Uber. Two others were seriously injured.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The trial for accused Kalamazoo mass-shooter Jason Dalton faces another delay. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the Michigan Supreme Court has sent the case back to the state Court of Appeals.

Robbie Feinberg/WMUK

A defendant has a right to a speedy trial, but any number of factors can slow the process down. Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan says those change the time frame for a “speedy trial.”


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan says police want to be able to use a defendant’s own words as evidence.


Robbie Feinberg/WMUK

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan says it’s not uncommon for someone to plead insanity. But she says it’s rare for a jury return a verdict of “not guilty by reason of insanity.” 


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