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Andrea Crumback

West Michigan attorneys rate among state's Leaders in the Law

Eight attorneys from West Michigan are being honored as statewide Leaders in the Law. Read More

Joscelyn Cekola Boucher

Q&A: Joscelyn Cekola Boucher

Joscelyn Cekola Boucher is a partner in the law firm Warner Norcross + Judd. Read More

Judge puts former Gov. Snyder back in Flint water litigation

FLINT — A judge says former Gov. Rick Snyder can be sued by residents in the Flint water scandal, reversing a decision from last summer. Read More

Pollution Rockford

Wolverine tannery report shows widespread pollution

A new report presented to the public recently paints a bleak picture of the pollution spreading from Wolverine Worldwide’s former leather tannery site. Read More

Lawmakers look to reform bail system

Michigan lawmakers proposed a bill package to reform the cash bail system in the state. Read More

Towns and state official disagree on Airbnb proposal

At least one state lawmaker is advocating an end to a municipality’s ability to regulate the short-term rentals of homes often referred to as Airbnbs. Read More

ACLU: Meijer to change policies on filling prescriptions

PETOSKEY — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan said it has reached an agreement with Meijer on policy changes and training after a pharmacist at one of the retailer's stores refused to fill a prescription to help a woman complete a miscarriage. Read More

Jay Yelton III

Law firm producing Data Solutions Symposium

A local law firm is hosting a half-day symposium on data and the law. Read More

Steps to keep your website legal

It is easier than ever to create and maintain a website. However, there are many pitfalls and potential liabilities that quietly exist in cyberspace. Anyone publishing content online through a website should be aware of certain legal requirements, and some best practices, so problems aren’t inadvertently created. Read More

Rob Fletcher

Stryker hires chief legal officer

Stryker has named a new executive to oversee its legal matters. Read More

Judge denies ex-mayor's motion to vacate sentence

DETROIT — Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has failed again in his efforts to reduce the time he's spending in federal prison for corruption. Read More

GRPD Youth Police Academy

GRPD producing Youth Police Academy

Local high schoolers have the opportunity to get a feel for the front lines of law enforcement. Read More

Nurses ratify 3-year contract

TRAVERSE CITY — Unionized nurses at Munson Medical Center have ratified their first contract. Read More

Settlement bars LGBT discrimination in state adoptions

LANSING — Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objections under a legal settlement recently announced. Read More

Ex-police chief pleads guilty to fraud and tax charges

BAY CITY — A former police chief has pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and filing a false income tax return. Read More

Lab stops testing pesticide on dogs

A West Michigan laboratory has halted pesticide testing on beagles after the Humane Society of the United States released an undercover investigation that raised concerns about the animals' treatment. Read More

Public Record

March 29 — Mortgages Read More

Public Record

March 22 — Mortgages Read More