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Theodore Wafer appears in court while Wayne County Court judge Quiana Lillard denied a motion to remove herself from a case involving Wafer of Dearborn Heights who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch, on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Detroit. Lillard rejected the motion filed by Wafer's attorneys, who argued that her previous employment with the prosecutor's office and associations with employees create an appearance of impropriety. Lillard was a prosecutor for more than eight years before Gov. Rick Snyder appointed her to the bench last August. Wafer is charged with second-degree murder after shooting Renisha McBride, 19, at his Dearborn Heights home. He said he believed McBride wanted to break in. Prosecutors say Wafer should have kept the door shut and called police instead of shooting. McBride was drunk and in a car crash three hours earlier. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Regina H. Boone) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

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Theodore Wafer appears in court while Wayne County Court judge Quiana Lillard denied a motion to remove herself from a case involving Wafer of Dearborn Heights who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch, on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Detroit. Lillard rejected the motion filed by Wafer's attorneys, who argued that her previous employment with the prosecutor's office and associations with employees create an appearance of impropriety. Lillard was a prosecutor for more than eight years before Gov. Rick Snyder appointed her to the bench last August. Wafer is charged with second-degree murder after shooting Renisha McBride, 19, at his Dearborn Heights home. He said he believed McBride wanted to break in. Prosecutors say Wafer should have kept the door shut and called police instead of shooting. McBride was drunk and in a car crash three hours earlier. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Regina H. Boone) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

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A Wayne County Court judge Quiana Lillard denied a motion to remove herself from a case involving Theodore Wafer of Dearborn Heights who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch, on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Detroit. Lillard rejected the motion filed by Wafer's attorneys, who argued that her previous employment with the prosecutor's office and associations with employees create an appearance of impropriety. Lillard was a prosecutor for more than eight years before Gov. Rick Snyder appointed her to the bench last August. Wafer is charged with second-degree murder after shooting Renisha McBride, 19, at his Dearborn Heights home. He said he believed McBride wanted to break in. Prosecutors say Wafer should have kept the door shut and called police instead of shooting. McBride was drunk and in a car crash three hours earlier. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Regina H. Boone) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, a flyer protesting the shooting death of Renisha McBride is held at the Dearborn Heights, Mich., Justice Center. Lawyers for Theodore Wafer, the Detroit-area man who fatally shot unarmed McBride, 19, on his porch, are asking a rookie judge to step aside and are signaling that the victim's lifestyle should be fair game at a June trial. A hearing on some pretrial motions is set for Friday, April 4, 2014, (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Kimberly P. Mitchell, File) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, Siwatu-Salama Ra, 22, of Detroit, speaks to the crowd during a rally to protest the shooting death of Renisha McBride at the Dearborn Heights, Mich., Justice Center. Prosecutors announced Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 that they have scheduled a news conference Friday in Detroit to announce whether they'll charge a suburban Detroit homeowner in the shooting death of McBride. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Kimberly P. Mitchell) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, Siwatu-Salama Ra, 22, of Detroit, speaks to the crowd during a rally to protest the shooting death of Renisha McBride at the Dearborn Heights, Mich., Justice Center. Prosecutors announced Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 that they have scheduled a news conference Friday in Detroit to announce whether they'll charge a suburban Detroit homeowner in the shooting death of McBride. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Kimberly P. Mitchell) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES