Sentence Thrown Out For Man Who Wasn't In CourtroomThe Michigan appeals court told Judge Michael Smith to hold another hearing and give Charles Trout Jr. an opportunity to stand in front of him.
Prosecutor: Judge Enters Guilty Plea For Airport GunProsecutors say a judge on the Michigan appeals court was allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge outside the eyes and ears of the public.
Dentist Wins Appeal; Sexual Assault Convictions Thrown OutThe Michigan appeals court has overturned the convictions of a Lansing-area dentist who was accused of sexually assaulting a child patient.
Court Denies Catholic Groups' Contraceptive Mandate RequestThe Friday opinion of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals primarily concerns six Catholic groups in Tennessee and Michigan that claim the mandate violates their religious beliefs.
Farm Loses Appeal Over Status Of Cucumber Pickers An appeals court agrees with a Grand Rapids federal judge who found that workers on a northern Michigan pickle farm were employees, not independent contractors.
Michigan Supreme And Appeals Courts To Utilize New eFiling System From ImageSoftImageSoft 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.
The Wait Is On For Court Of Appeals Decision On Same-Sex MarriageMichigan's ban on same-sex marriage is among the several cases being heard before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati.
Appeals Court Extends Freeze On Gay Marriage In MichiganAn appeals court has followed suit with five other courts across the country by putting an indefinite stay on same-sex marriages in the state.
Will Same-Sex Marriages Performed On Saturday Remain Valid?With a stay issued by the U.S. Sixth Circuit of Appeals in Michigans' same sex marriage case, the question for many is whether the marriages performed on Saturday will remain legally binding.
Same-Sex Marriages In Michigan Halted, As Stay Of Judgement Granted By Court Of Appeals The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay until Wednesday at the request of State Attorney General, Bill Schuette.
Ex-Detroit Mayor Ordered To State Court Next WeekEx-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick must meet with Judge Groner to discuss restitution and sales of his book.
Supreme Court Rules Casino Proposal Will Go To A VoteThe Michigan Supreme Court has reversed a Court of Appeals ruling and called for a casino proposal to be put on the November ballot.
Appeals Court Victory For Medical Marijuana LawThe Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that cities cannot ban medical marijuana.
Michigan Welfare Case Stays With Court of AppealsThe Michigan Supreme Court won't immediately take up a case involving when welfare benefits can be ended.
State Files Appeal After Judge Blocks Review Team EffortsGovernor Snyder is appealing a judge's order that blocks a state-appointed review team, analyzing the city's finances, from meeting.