Jury Gets Case Of 4 Men Charged In Gov. Whitmer Kidnap PlotA prosecutor urged jurors Friday to convict four men in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, saying they were anti-government extremists “filled with rage” and intent on touching off a civil war in the final weeks of the polarizing 2020 general election.
Panel To Decide Whether Juries Can Sentence Teens To LifeShould juries have the power to sentence teens convicted of first-degree murder?
Livingston County Cracks Down On No-Show JurorsThe crackdown is spurred by a recent increase in the number of no-show jurors. Local statistics indicate that about one-third of the prospective jury pool have failed to show up to court in recent months.
Jury Duty In Macomb County? Court Offers To Pay For Transportation Via UberIn Macomb County, a jury summons now comes with a driver.
Macomb County Jurors To Be Paid In Cash DailyMacomb County residents serving jury duty will soon be paid in cash each day instead of waiting to receive a check.
Langton: Difficult Burden To Prove Shooting Was Not Self-DefenseThe six-member, all-woman jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching their decision Saturday night.
Judge Has Plan To Fix Troubled Detroit Court Major reforms are in the works for Detroit's 36th District Court after a recent report found the system is $4.5 million over budget and has failed to collect over $280 million in fines.
Kilpatrick Raises Possible Conflict With LawyerA judge says former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick suddenly has raised concerns about a potential conflict of interest with his legal team, just as the jury selection process starts in his corruption trial.
Survey Starts Jury Process In Kilpatrick TrialHundreds of people have been called to the Detroit federal courthouse to fill out a jury questionnaire in the corruption trial of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Taxpayer-Funded Jury Adviser Sought In Detroit Corruption CaseA defense lawyer involved in the corruption case against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants taxpayers to pay up to $2,400 for a jury consultant.
Detroit Court Addresses Lack Of Blacks In Jury PoolA U.S. district judge says a just released report shows most blacks either don't respond to mailed questionnaires or don't show-up when summoned.
Controversy Swirls Around Bobby Ferguson Jury SelectionCourt records show that the second to last African-American was dismissed from the jury pool in large part because of her two tattoos.
Appeals Court Strikes Down $1,100 Jury FeeThe Michigan appeals court has thrown out an unusual punishment for a northern Michigan man who was ordered to pay $1,100 for having a three-hour jury trial.
Jury Selection Underway In Hutaree Militia TrialAnother potential juror had much to share. She said she had burned down her ex-husband's house in 1994 and was given probation. "I'm not a bad person..."
Defense In Militia Case Oppose Anonymous JuryLawyers for eight people accused of being part of anti-government militia are opposing the use of an anonymous jury at an upcoming trial in Detroit.