The ACLU filed a lawsuit after it got no response to two dozen letters sent to inmates.
Laurel Kelly Young, an appellate attorney, said some lawyers push their young clients toward a guilty plea.
The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a judge known for sending poor people to jail if they can’t immediately pay fines.
“There are precious few in the community to help people make the adjustment in the real world.”
Detroit Police Chief James Craig is defending his department’s request to extend a citywide curfew for kids ahead of the upcoming River Days festival and fireworks downtown.
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed on behalf of an Arab-Jewish woman strip-searched at Detroit Metro Airport.
Parts of Michigan’s sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled.
Ferndale police officers will receive diversity and sensitivity training in the aftermath of an ACLU study.
A lawsuit claims two groups were prohibited from marching and leafleting in and around the popular downtown Detroit park.
Female inmates say they faced dangerous conditions and were subjected to male guards watching them shower.