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Items Tagged with 'Michigan Supreme Court'
Michigan is one of the worst states in the nation for indigent defense, but that could change if the Michigan Supreme Court adopts a set of standards proposed by the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission this spring. Read More
Law firm wins fight regarding Real Estate Transfer Tax Act.
Attorneys from Warner Norcross succeeded in July in having the interpretation of a statute in the Real Estate Transfer Tax Act overturned by the Michigan Supreme Court. Read More
Litigation has a way of disrupting a company like few other events. Read More
Company reportedly is again using the contaminated site.
LANSING — Michigan is owed more than $800,000 for cleanup costs, civil fines and administrative penalties for failure to properly remediate three sites with leaking underground storage tanks in Berrien County, the state Court of Appeals has ruled. Read More
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