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Michigan Supreme Court upholds ruling for attorney-friend in $16M inheritance case

June 25, 2018
DETROIT — A lawyer who prepared a friend's will and stands to reap millions of dollars with his sons has survived an appeal by the man's family. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court denies family's appeal of erased $20M verdict

February 19, 2018
BELLEVILLE — The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down another appeal and closed the case of a woman who died after doctors at a Detroit-area hospital mistakenly performed brain surgery on her. Read More

Panel disbars attorney

February 16, 2018
DETROIT — A Detroit-area lawyer with a history of misconduct was disbarred after a law student suspected that he had forged another attorney's signature on documents filed at the Michigan appeals court. Read More

Judge's pay will continue to be garnished to pay verdict

January 17, 2018
DEARBORN — A Detroit-area judge said he's open to settlement talks after he lost a key decision that will cost him more than $1 million. Read More

Retailer loses appeal in personal-injury case

July 6, 2017
Months after hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court has decided to stay out of a personal-injury case at a big-box store that could have consequences for retailers statewide. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court justice is resigning

March 30, 2017
Robert Young Jr., an outspoken conservative, is resigning from the Michigan Supreme Court after 18 years, including six as chief justice. Read More

Michigan appeals court rules on guns at public schools

December 23, 2016
Michigan public schools can ban guns from their campuses, the state appeals court ruled, rejecting a challenge by gun-rights groups and parents who are licensed to carry firearms. Read More

Court awards insurance windfall to ex-wife

March 21, 2016
A woman can collect a $120,000 insurance windfall after the death of her former husband, despite their divorce years ago. Read More

Grand Rapids marijuana law stands

December 14, 2015
A Grand Rapids law that makes possession of small amounts of marijuana an offense similar to a traffic ticket has survived a challenge in the Michigan Supreme Court after the justices declined to take an appeal from a prosecutor. Read More

Gov. Snyder: Michigan will 'fully comply' with gay marriage

June 26, 2015
Governor Rick Snyder has pledged to “fully comply” with a U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide and urged Michigan residents to embrace the state's diversity by treating everyone with respect. Read More