The 57-year-old Bashara wants his murder conviction in connection with his wife's death, and his life sentence thrown out, saying his rights were violated by an ineffective defense presented by attorneys Lillian Diallo and Michael McCarthy.
The murder of Jane Bashara shocked her many friends in the Grosse Pointes. They couldn't believe such a shocking crime had touched their tranquil neighborhoods and taken such a vibrant member of the community.
Watch the Local 4 special "Defenders: Bashara: The Verdict." Bob Bashara was found guilty of murdering his wife, Jane Bashara, and other charges including obstruction of justice and witness intimidation.