UPDATE: On Monday, December 19th, the Michigan Parole Board notified Rick Wershe they intend to interview him in February for possible parole. It is the first step in the formal process for granting parole. It comes less than a week after the filing of the motion for habeas corpus described below. For Rick Wershe, it's the best news he's received since his parole hearing in 2003. It is certain to brighten his Christmas.
|Attorney Paul Louisell. A framed newspaper article about his famous late father is over his shoulder.
|The late Joe Louisell, described as Detroit's Perry Mason. (Photo: Detroit Free Press)