Court: Mich. Panhandling Law Violates Free SpeechThe appellate opinion says the law "would chill a substantial amount of First Amendment-protected activity."
Snyder Signs Foreclosure Changes, Wants More BillsThe law extends Michigan's 90-day pre-foreclosure negotiation period through January 10th, when new federal regulations kick in mandating a 120-day period.
Food Protection Institute Accepting Applications for 2013-14 Fellowship ProgramThe International Food Protection Training Institute announced Friday that it is currently accepting applications for the 2013-14 cohort of the Applied Science, Law, and Policy: Fellowship in Food Protection program.
Snyder Signs Law To Help Prevent Child Sex AbuseThe law allows schools to implement a program to educate and provide resources for students, staff and parents about the warning signs of sexual abuse.
Judge Rules Panhandling Law Violates ConstitutionA state law banning panhandling in public places violates First Amendment protections for free speech and the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.
New Law Restricts Beggars In Detroit Several Michigan cities have enacted laws on dealing with panhandlers and now, Detroit will be on the list.
Lawsuit Seeks Michigan Auto Injury Claims InfoA coalition fighting proposed changes to Michigan's auto insurance laws filed a lawsuit Monday seeking claims information from an association that handles medical bills for seriously injured accident victims.
Bid To End Emergency Manager Law ContinuesA coalition seeking to overturn Michigan's law granting expanded powers to emergency managers appointed to run financially struggling cities and schools is continuing its petition drive.
Law School Plans To Open Immigrant Rights ClinicThe Cooley Law School clinic will address a range of issues immigrants face, from landlord-tenant disputes and unfair wage claims to problems with their immigration status.
Michigan House Approves Workers' Comp ChangesRepublicans say the measure updates Michigan's workers' compensation laws, reflects recent court rulings and could help crack down on fraud while encouraging injured workers to seek some type of employment when they're able.
Accident Victims Protest No-Fault Insurance ChangesThe Michigan legislature is considering changes to the state's no fault insurance law. But protesters in Southfield say: "Keep your hands off".
Michigan House Panel OKs Auto Insurance ChangesA GOP-led state House committee has approved a proposal that would change Michigan's auto insurance coverage requirements for people injured in accidents.
Snyder OKs Ban On ‘Partial-Birth’ Abortion ProcedureGov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed into law a state ban on a late-term abortion procedure already prohibited under federal law, a move abortion opponents said was needed to make it easier to prosecute cases in the state.
Mich. Lawmakers Approve 'Partial-Birth' Abortion BanA proposed state-level ban on a procedure opponents call "partial birth" abortion is getting final approval in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature.
'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' To End TuesdayTuesday, Sept. 20, marks the official repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law -- the controversial military policy.