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