- Associated Press - Thursday, June 23, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - Will an attempted murder conviction be thrown out because the jury wasn’t given an oath?

The Michigan Supreme Court is interested in the case of Darrin Crawford. Wayne County jurors who convicted him in 2013 weren’t sworn in with an oath before the start of trial.

Crawford’s attorney says it’s a major error that should spoil the convictions. The state appeals court disagreed, but the Supreme Court says it might take action. Legal briefs are due in the weeks ahead.

In 2012, jurors were given the wrong oath at a Wayne County murder trial. In that case, the Supreme Court said Brandon Cain still got a fair trial and reinstated his convictions.

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