District Court Judge Throws Hat Into Ring For Michigan Supreme CourtDistrict Court Judge Mark Plawecki made it official outside of the Dearborn Heights courthouse where he serves.
Proposed Rule Would Strengthen Ban On Pay-Or-Jail SentencesThe Michigan Supreme Court is proposing a rule that would strengthen the ban on sending poor people to jail if they can't afford to pay fines.
Michigan Supreme Court Takes Major Case Involving Sex Offender ListThe Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look at the case of a man who's on the sex offender list for life, although his conviction was erased nearly 20 years ago.
Suspension Ordered For Michigan Judge In Misconduct CaseThe Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to publicly censure a Jackson County judge for misconduct and suspend him without pay for 30 days.
Prosecutors Win Key Ruling In 1983 Cold Case ConvictionThe conviction was set aside because a judge didn't give a jury instruction about considering evidence of Lyles' good character in the years before he was charged.
Justice Kelly Leaving Michigan Supreme Court 3 Years EarlyThe 53-year-old's surprise departure will take effect Oct. 1.
Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Child's DeathIn a unanimous decision, the court says Leo Ackley was poorly served by a trial lawyer who failed to call any expert witnesses.
Study: Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlocks Effectively Cut Drunk DrivingThe Michigan Supreme Court keeps participants out of jail, avoiding the cost of incarceration
Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Retirement ChangesThose hired from 1990 to June 2010 are paying 7 percent to keep their pension intact ...
Ex-Inkster Judge Wins Appeal In Lawsuit Tied To RemovalInkster District Judge Sylvia James was accused of turning a community service fund into her own private foundation.
Blind Judge Making History On Michigan's Top CourtAs one of only two Democrats on the seven-member court, Bernstein is unlikely to crack the court's conservative sway.
Court Peels Some Immunity In Cases Against Public AgenciesThe 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.