Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid ExpansionGov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here's the top 10.
Snyder Signs Bills To Improve Indigent Defense"Everyone deserves it. Everyone deserves appropriate justice," the governor said.
Michigan Lawmakers Vote To Fix Indigent DefenseA bill approved by the Senate creates an independent, permanent state commission to establish standards designed to ensure effective counsel is given to low-income defendants.
Push Continues To Fix Michigan's Indigent DefenseAlmost five years have passed since a study showed poor criminal defendants are routinely processed through Michigan's justice system without ever speaking to an attorney in violation of the Constitution.