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The judge’s attorney, Brian Einhorn, says the judge went on leave earlier this year because of a physical problem and remains off the bench.
The court said inmates convicted of murder as teens won’t get new sentences, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared automatic no-parole punishments for youth as unconstitutional.
Bruce Morrow’s suspension is 30 days shorter than the recommendation from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission.
A U.S. Bureau of Prisons spokesman said Diane Hathaway became eligible for home confinement Thursday.
The Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments to determine whether convicts can be ordered to pay a slice of the court’s operating expenses on top of other penalties.
The chief justice of the state Supreme Court says he’s seen enough medical marijuana cases.
Michigan has roughly 360 inmates in prison for life who were convicted of first degree murder when they were just teenagers.
Patricia Boyle, a former federal judge and Michigan Supreme Court justice, has died at the age of 76.
The court will decide whether roughly 360 prisoners serving mandatory no-parole sentences for crimes they committed when they were under age 18 deserve a shot at freedom.
The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a man whose release from prison after 20 years was granted by Gov. Jennifer Granholm but quickly reversed in an extraordinary act just days before she left office in 2010.