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YMCA Y-Achievers Moot Court

Always one to give of his time, Takura Nyamfukudza met with the YMCA Y-Achievers Moot Court program participants. During this workshop, Takura gave tips for trial and explained the procedure from arrest to verdict. The YMCA Y-Achievers is a college r… Read More
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Categories: In the Community

Anatomy of an Exoneration

Recently Takura Nyamfukudza and paralegal Lizzy Cary were guest speakers at the ICBA Criminal Defense Section’s monthly meeting. Their presentation, Anatomy of an Exoneration, focused on the case of Dennis Tomasik, who was wrongfully imprisoned for… Read More
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Categories: Speaking & Teaching

Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration

After spending nine months collecting information and input, the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration (MJTFJPI) recently released a report with 18 recommendations. The task force’s work is not done though. Takura Nyamfukudza… Read More
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Expungement Clinic

Recent studies have found that people whose criminal records are cleared tend to experience a sharp upturn in their wage and employment trajectories. On average, wages go up by 25 percent just two years after expungement. Takura Nyamfukudza, C&N… Read More
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Categories: In the Community

Guilty of Being Poor?

Takura Nyamfukudza, along with Judge Truman A. Morrison III, Judge Cynthia M. Ward, Carol A. Siemon, Shannon L.W. Schlegel, and Anethia O. Brewer participated in a panel and community discussion that was hosted by the Edgewood United Church and moder… Read More
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Close Encounters of the 4th Kind

Takura Nyamfukudza enjoyed teaching the criminal law class at the 2019 session of the People’s Law School. The goal of this program is to educate Michigan residents about the law, help them know their rights, and gain a better understanding of the… Read More
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True Justice is Protected by Diversity in the Justice System

C&N is proud to announce that Founding Partner Takura Nyamfukudza has an op-ed in the Lansing State Journal on the timely subject of diversity in the justice system. We encourage you to click on the link below and take a moment to read his though… Read More
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Categories: In the Media

Mary Chartier Inducted into the Animal Friendly Attorney Program

At Chartier & Nyamfukudza we love all animals big and small. So much so that we even allow employees to bring in their four-legged friends to work! To that end, we are proud to announce that Founding Partner Mary Chartier has been inducted into t… Read More
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Mary Chartier Participates in an Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Webinar: Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases

Chartier & Nyamfukudza is proud to announce that Founding Partner Mary Chartier participated in the Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Webinar Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases. In this webinar, you will learn from both sides how to try cri… Read More
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Categories: Speaking & Teaching

2019 Hillman Advocacy Program

Once again, C&N Founding Partner Mary Chartier volunteered her time to teach at the highly regarded Hillman Advocacy Program, which provides federal courtroom training to trial lawyers and is sponsored by the United States District Court for the… Read More
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