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Items Tagged with 'Michigan Supreme Court'
Decision bars local courts from collecting costs from criminals.
LANSING — A Michigan Supreme Court decision cutting a major source of funding for local courts could cost some counties more than $1 million, unless the Legislature reinstates their ability to assess court costs in criminal cases. Read More
The Kent County Board of Commissioners has a $33,730 grant from the state to fund a pilot program to determine if earlier involvement by court-appointed attorneys helps speed cases through the system and enhances their services for defendants. Read More
President says association unanimously opposes the legislation.
The Michigan Supreme Court has appointed a 12-member task force to look into the State Bar of Michigan’s mandatory membership requirement. Read More
LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has unanimously decided not to step in early to decide the legality of the state's right-to-work law. Read More
An educational program for high school students has led to a real hearing by the Michigan Supreme Court at the Gerald R. Ford Museum this Thursday. A collection of firearms owned by a convicted felon, and his efforts to force police to turn the guns over to his mother, are at issue in the case. Oral arguments will be heard with 200 Kent County students in attendance, as part of the Supreme Court’s Court Community Connections program. Read More