michigan supreme court

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Justice Kelly Leaving Michigan Supreme Court 3 Years Early

The 53-year-old’s surprise departure will take effect Oct. 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2015

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Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Child’s Death

In a unanimous decision, the court says Leo Ackley was poorly served by a trial lawyer who failed to call any expert witnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

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Study: Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlocks Effectively Cut Drunk Driving

The Michigan Supreme Court keeps participants out of jail, avoiding the cost of incarceration

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015


Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Retirement Changes

Those hired from 1990 to June 2010 are paying 7 percent to keep their pension intact …

CBS Detroit–04/08/2015

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Ex-Inkster Judge Wins Appeal In Lawsuit Tied To Removal

Inkster District Judge Sylvia James was accused of turning a community service fund into her own private foundation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

Richard Bernstein

Blind Judge Making History On Michigan’s Top Court

As one of only two Democrats on the seven-member court, Bernstein is unlikely to crack the court’s conservative sway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2015


Court Peels Some Immunity In Cases Against Public Agencies

The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down an award of $767,000 for a Lansing-area woman who aspired to be a dental hygienist before her car was hit by a state salt truck.

CBS Detroit–12/20/2014

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Michigan Supreme And Appeals Courts To Utilize New eFiling System From ImageSoft

ImageSoft is providing a new eFiling and eService program for the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals which can be utilized at any time of the day or night.

CBS Detroit–12/08/2014

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Three Seats Up For Vote At Michigan Supreme Court

The Grand Rapids area hasn’t produced a Supreme Court justice in decades, but William Murphy or James Redford could break that streak. Both live in East Grand Rapids.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2014


Tardy Judge Gets 30 Day Suspension Without Pay

Gibson’s attorney, Brian Einhorn, has said she was late for “family reasons.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2014