36th District Court

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Detroit Judge May Lose Job After Recommendation From Panel

A judicial watchdog is recommending the removal of Detroit Judge Brenda Sanders due to mental illness.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

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Detroit Judge Deemed ‘Psychotic,’ Unfit To Hold Office

A judicial watchdog has determined a Detroit judge is “psychotic” and considered unfit to continue on the bench.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2015

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Attendance Will Be Taken For Judges At Detroit’s 36th District Court

Are the judges in?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

Wayne County Offering Ticket Amnesty Program

Wayne County officials are offering a county-wide ticket amnesty program which will remain in effect through Friday, May 2, 2014.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Detroit’s Beleaguered 36th District Court Making Strides Despite City’s Bankruptcy

“We are making life a littler easier on the lawyers, there isn’t this wandering about the building trying to find their case, find the judge. Assignments are much clearer. We have simplified things in terms of jury service.”

CBS Detroit–12/23/2013

New Chief Judge Appointed For 36th District Court

The state Supreme Court has appointed Nancy Blount as chief judge of Detroit’s 36th District Court.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2013

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Judge Has Plan To Fix Troubled Detroit Court

Major reforms are in the works for Detroit’s 36th District Court after a recent report found the system is $4.5 million over budget and has failed to collect over $280 million in fines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Layoffs Proposed At Troubled Detroit Court

Trimming the budget at 36th District Court in Detroit could cost 80 workers their jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Deadbeats? 36th District Court Owed Millions It Can’t Collect

“If I collected from every dead person, I don’t think we’d put a number on that because those people, most often, have more than one ticket,” said Chief Judge Kenneth King.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Man Files Lawsuit Over Wearing Muslim Cap In Court

A Muslim man who says he was forced to remove his religious headwear in a Detroit courtroom has filed a lawsuit to stop the practice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012