Retired Justice Cavanagh To See Portrait At Supreme CourtAn age limit forced him to retire at the end of 2014 after 32 years on the state's highest court.
Michigan Cities Get OK To Influence Wages On Public ProjectsThe opinion came Tuesday in a case involving Lansing and a construction trade group.
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 ...