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593 C RIMINAL L AW S TACEY M. S TUDNICKI I. I NTRODUCTION ................................................................................... 594 II. H OMICIDE ......................................................................................... 594 A. First Degree Felony Murder ...................................................... 594 B. Felony Murder with Vulnerable Adult Abuse ............................. 596 III. A SSAULTIVE O FFENSES ................................................................... 597 A. Assault ..................................................................................... 597 B. Assaulting / Resisting / Obstructing a Police Officer ................. 597 C. Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm / Felonious Assault ............................................................................................ 600 D. Larceny from the Person ............................................................ 601 IV. C RIMINAL S EXUAL C ONDUCT ......................................................... 603 A. Relation to Victim ....................................................................... 603 B. Involving Another Felony ........................................................... 605 V. O FFENSES A GAINST P ROPERTY ........................................................ 606 A. Armed Robbery ........................................................................... 606 B. Breaking and Entering a Vehicle Causing Damage .................. 608 VI. O THER O FFENSES ............................................................................ 609 A. Accosting or Enticing a Minor for Immoral Purposes ............... 609 B. Controlled Substances Act ......................................................... 612 C. Furnishing a Cellular Telephone to a Prisoner ......................... 613 D. Obstruction of Justice ................................................................ 615 E. Willful Neglect of Duty by Public Officer .................................. 615 VII. T HE M ICHIGAN M EDICAL M ARIHUANA A CT ................................. 617 A. Physician’s Statement Requirement ........................................... 617 1. Obtaining Physician’s Statement after Arrest ...................... 617 2. Obtaining Physician’s Statement after Possessing Marijuana ................................................................................. 619 B. Definition of “Enclosed, Locked Facility” ................................. 621 C. Asserting the MMMA as an Affirmative Defense ....................... 623 D. Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana ................................ 624 E. Immunity From Prosecution ....................................................... 625 F. Other Statutory Requirements .................................................... 627 VIII. O PERATING A M OTOR V EHICLE W HILE I MPAIRED ....................... 629 IX. D EFENSES ........................................................................................ 631 † Deputy Defender, Federal Defender Office, Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc., Detroit, Michigan. B.S., 1987, Wayne State University; J.D., 1991, summa cum laude , Detroit College of Law.
594 THE WAYNE LAW REVIEW [Vol. 58: 593 A. Imperfect Self-Defense ............................................................... 631 B. Duty to Retreat ........................................................................... 634 X. C RIMINAL I SSUES AT T RIAL ............................................................. 636 XI. S ENTENCING I SSUES ........................................................................ 639 A. Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA) ........................................ 639 B. Mandatory Lifetime Electronic Monitoring ............................... 639 C. Restitution .................................................................................. 640 XII. D OUBLE J EOPARDY ........................................................................ 641 A. Differing Elements of the Offense .............................................. 641 B. Entry of Directed Verdict of Acquittal ....................................... 643 XIII. I NEFFECTIVE A SSISTANCE OF C OUNSEL ....................................... 646 A. Failure to Advise Client of Collateral Consequences of Plea .... 646 B. Failure to Object to Erroneous Jury Instructions ...................... 647 C. Lack of Meaningful Adversarial Testing .................................... 648 XIV. T HE M ICHIGAN S EX O FFENDER R EGISTRATION A CT .................. 652 A. Lack of Residence ....................................................................... 652 B. Delayed Ordering of Registration as Sex Offender .................... 654 XV. C ONCLUSION .................................................................................. 656 I. I NTRODUCTION This Survey period 1 provided a varying array of criminal law decisions by the Michigan Supreme Court and Michigan Court of Appeals. This Article examines issues ranging from homicide to registration of sex offenders, and from imperfect self-defense to ineffective assistance of counsel. In addition, this Article includes many decisions interpreting the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. 2 Overall, criminal law jurisprudence was very interesting this year. II. H OMICIDE A. First Degree Felony Murder In People v. Orlewicz , the trial court convicted the defendant of first degree murder, 3 first-degree felony-murder, 4 and mutilation of a dead 1. June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012.

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