The Michigan Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch effort to revive the Antrim County election lawsuit, a case that drew the attention of former President Donald Trump and many of his supporters for its unfounded allegations of fraud and misconduct.
The order issued Friday upholds decisions from the Michigan Court of Appeals and a lower court dismissing the lawsuit, brought in the days after the 2020 election by lawyer Matthew DePerno. DePerno did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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None of the Michigan Supreme Court justices filed a dissenting opinion in the case. While the order does not provide a lengthy description of why the appeal was denied, Justice David Viviano offered some context for why he thought the appeal was not warranted.