Michigan Task Force To Look At Juvenile Criminal JusticeA task force will examine Michigan's treatment of juveniles in the state's criminal justice system as well as factors that lead to youth getting caught up in that system, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Oakland County Inmates Sentenced To Life As Juveniles Could Get A Second Chance To Re-Enter SocietyOakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald filed re-sentencing notices on behalf of 22 state prison inmates.
Detroit Minor Charged In Fatal Stabbing In W.Va.A juvenile from Detroit has been charged with stabbing a man to death in West Virginia police say.
Michigan Court Ends Conflict on Juvenile Life Sentences Judges, not juries, have the sole power to decide whether someone under 18 gets life in prison without parole, the Michigan Supreme Court said Wednesday.
Appellate Attorney: Some Lawyers Push Teens Toward Guilty PleaLaurel Kelly Young, an appellate attorney, said some lawyers push their young clients toward a guilty plea.
Michigan Juvenile Lifers Still May Get Freedom 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.
Gun Found At North Farmington High