Wayne County Judge Suspended For Six Months For MisconductA Detroit-area judge was suspended without pay for six months Thursday for using crass and sexual language while discussing a trial with two female prosecutors.
Michigan Supreme Court Looking At Case Of Girl's Death In GymThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a dispute over whether an Upper Peninsula school is liable for the death of a 4-year-old girl who was accidentally killed in 2015.
Michigan Supreme Court Considering Fee Hike For LawyersThe Michigan Supreme Court is accepting public comment on a proposal to raise dues for most lawyers by $70 a year to $385 or 22%.
Michigan Supreme Court Orders Redistricting Panel To Show Meeting Details, MemosThe Michigan Supreme Court on Monday ordered the state's new redistricting commission to release a recording of a closed October meeting as well as certain documents sought by news organizations.
News Groups Argue For More Access To Michigan Redistricting PanelThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge to whether a new state commission creating maps for the Legislature and Congress can keep certain business a secret.
Michigan Newspapers Sue Redistricting Panel Over Closed MeetingMichigan newspapers sued the state's redistricting commission, demanding that it release a recording of a closed meeting and make public two memos that panel members discussed during the meeting.
LGBT Rights Ballot Drive Officially Dead After Appeal DeniedThe Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of an LGBTQ-rights ballot committee that contended officials wrongly disqualified tens of thousands of voter signatures it submitted for an initiative to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Michigan Supreme Court Looks At Law That Makes Convicts Pay BillsThe Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look again at a law that allows communities to collect millions of dollars from poor criminal defendants to pay salaries, keep lights on and wax floors in courthouses up and down the state.
Juneteenth Could Become A Michigan Court HolidayThe Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery.
Court Hears Case About Wrong Fraud Decisions By State AgencyThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments on Oct. 6 in a case that could open the door to financial penalties against the state for computer-driven decisions that wrongly accused thousands of people of fraud when they collected unemployment benefits.
Michigan's Top Court Looking At Convictions In Dearborn Heights Porch ShootingYears later, the Michigan Supreme Court this week is revisiting the case of a young woman who was killed while pounding on a door before dawn in suburban Detroit.
Michigan Supreme Court To Review Sentence In '09 MurderThe Michigan Supreme Court will look at the life sentence of a man who was a teenager in 2009 when he was charged with a notorious kidnapping and murder in suburban Detroit.
Michigan's Top Court Rejects Redistricting Lawsuit — For NowThe Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday, Sept. 16, rejected a challenge to deadlines set by a commission that is drawing new maps for seats in Congress and the Legislature, but the legal battle is not over.
Redistricting Commission Sued Over Deadline For New MapsA Michigan commission drawing new maps for seats in Congress and the Legislature is being sued over its plan to skip a Nov. 1 deadline to create the districts.
Supreme Court Revives Lawsuit Over Oakland County Backyard Zip Line InjuryA dispute between siblings over a zip line injury returns to court in suburban Detroit.