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Clement, Gadola Ask Approps Subcommittee to Support Judiciary Budget
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Elizabeth Clement and Court of Appeals Chief Judge Michael Gadola appeared before the House Appropriations Judiciary Subcommittee on Wednesday to highlight budget priorities for Michigan's courts in the 2024-25 fiscal year.

Supreme Court Reverses Oil Service Pit Injury Ruling On No-Fault Benefits
Thursday, February 8, 2024

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a Court of Appeals holding in a case of a woman injured after falling into a service pit at an automotive shop, with a majority of the court ruling that she was entitled to no-fault benefits.

Corrections Budget Would Create Ed Facility In Thumb, Better Health Care
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Prisoner health care access and transforming the Thumb Correctional Facility into a Department of Corrections educational campus for inmate reentry programs were among the top recommendations for state's prison system in the governor's budget recommendations released Wednesday.

Supreme Court Issues Order Implementing Gun/Risk Law
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The Supreme Court provided direction Tuesday to the state's courts on how to implement the new law taking effect February 13 that allows judges to order the seizure of a person's firearms if they are a danger to themselves or others.

Gilchrist Signs Juvenile Justice Bills To Praise
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II was met with praise as he signed 19 bills Tuesday overhauling the state's juvenile justice system based on recommendations from a bipartisan task force.

Justices Focus On Potential Remedy In Adopt-And-Amend Oral Arguments
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court and attorneys robustly debated how the consequential "adopt and amend" case should be decided and what remedies were reasonably available during oral arguments held Thursday.

Supreme Court Remands 50+ Sentencing Appeals Due To Recent Ruling
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

A glut of criminal cases seeking leave to appeal on sentencing grounds were remanded Wednesday to the Court of Appeals by the Michigan Supreme Court, with justices citing their recent decision in People v. Posey.

Judges Required To Receive Continuing Education
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

All Michigan judges starting in 2024 must complete at least 24 hours of continuing judicial education every two years under a Michigan Supreme Court order issued Wednesday.

Senate Moves Pieces Of Juvenile Justice Reform Package
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Nine bills in the Legislature's effort to reform the juvenile justice system based on recommendations from the Juvenile Justice Task Force passed the Senate on Thursday.

Welch Calls For Leg Action, Bolden Keeps Party Line In High Court Term
Friday, September 29, 2023

The Michigan Supreme Court in its 2022-23 term decided several consequential and in some cases tricky questions of law, including whether equitable parenting rights extend to certain LGBTQ couples, if premises are liable for open and obvious hazard injuries and, most significantly, whether those injured before the 2019 auto no-fault insurance reforms were subject to the new fee schedule.

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