michigan supreme court

Supreme Court To Hear Dispute Over Court Costs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2014

Michigan Chief Justice: I’m ‘So Sick’ Of Medical Pot Cases

The chief justice of the state Supreme Court says he’s seen enough medical marijuana cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

Is Sentencing Juveniles To Life Behind Bars Cruel And Unusual? Michigan Supreme Court To Decide

Michigan has roughly 360 inmates in prison for life who were convicted of first degree murder when they were just teenagers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014


Patricia Boyle, Former State Supreme Court Justice, Dies At 76

Patricia Boyle, a former federal judge and Michigan Supreme Court justice, has died at the age of 76.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Mich. Supreme Court Adds Juvenile Lifers To Docket

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

Matthew Makowski (Booking Photo, 2010)

Mich. High Court Agrees To Hear Parole Fight Case

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

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Top Mich. Court Won’t Rule Early On Right-To-Work

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday unanimously decided not to step in early to decide the legality of the state’s right-to-work law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2013

Charges Revived In Medical Marijuana Case

The Michigan Supreme Court has reinstated charges against a medical marijuana user who provided pot to another user without charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Diane Hathaway (Credit: Courts.mi.gov)

Disgraced Ex-Mich. Judge Gets Prison For Fraud

“I stand before you a broken person,” said former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

Driving While On THC: Michigan Court Rules In Favor Of Medical Marijuana Patient

If you toke up for medical reasons, then later drive, are you driving while impaired?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013