Michigan Supreme Court Says Anti-Bias Law Protects LGBTQThe Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday said the state's anti-discrimination law covers sexual orientation, a victory for LGBTQ residents.
Michigan Supreme Court Bars Automatic Life Sentences For 18-Year-OldsThe Michigan Supreme Court outlawed automatic life sentences Thursday for people who were 18 when they participated in first-degree murder, opening a door to shorter prison terms and opportunities for parole.
Workers Wrongly Accused Of Unemployment Fraud Can Seek Cash, Michigan Court SaysThousands of people wrongly accused of fraud when seeking unemployment benefits can seek financial relief from the state, the Michigan Supreme Court said Tuesday, breaking new ground when someone claims their constitutional rights have been violated by the government.
No Summer Resolution To Big Dispute Over Paying Court CostsThe Michigan Supreme Court signaled Friday that there will be no summer decision in a high-stakes dispute over whether people convicted of crimes can be ordered to pay to keep the lights on and cover other operating costs in local courts.
Michigan Can't Shield GM Tax Credit, State Supreme Court SaysThe state must release details about a tax credit granted to General Motors, the Michigan Supreme Court said Wednesday in a dispute over public access to information.
Former Gov. Rick Snyder Takes The 5th At Flint Water TrialFormer Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination Thursday and declined to answer questions at a civil trial arising from lead contamination in Flint's water in 2014-15.
'These Cases Are Not Over': Michigan Solicitor General Reacts To Court's Ruling In Flint Water Crisis IndictmentsHours after the Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the indictments against former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other people in the Flint water scandal were invalid, state Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud said she is still prepared to prove the allegations against them.
Whitmer Asks Michigan Supreme Court To End 'Confusion' Of Abortion Ban In StateMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is again urging the state Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit on abortion rights, citing confusion among county prosecutors and medical providers on the current status of abortion in the state.
Gov. Whitmer Files Motion Urging Michigan Supreme Court To Consider Lawsuit On Abortion RightsMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion Friday, urging the state Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit on abortion rights.
Ted Wafer Resentenced In 2013 Dearborn Heights Fatal Porch Shooting Of Renisha McBrideA Dearborn Heights man is resentenced after the Michigan Supreme Court vacated part of his conviction in the death of a woman he fatally shot on his porch nearly 10 years ago.
Larry Nassar Loses Last Appeal In Sexual Assault ScandalThe Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected a final appeal from sports doctor Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts, including Olympic medalists.
Michigan Supreme Court Says Dues Going Up $100 For LawyersThe state Supreme Court approved an overall increase of 32% Wednesday. Lawyers will pay annual dues of $260 to the State Bar of Michigan, $140 to the attorney discipline system and $15 to the client protection fund.
Michigan Court Keeps Donna Brandenburg Off BallotThe Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal Tuesday by another Republican candidate for governor whose campaign petitions were found to be full of fraudulent signatures.
Senior Living Center In Oxford Loses Appeal Over 89-Year-Old Woman's DeathThe Michigan Supreme Court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit against a senior living center where an 89-year-old woman was locked out in cold weather and died a few weeks later.
Juneteenth Becomes 13th Court Holiday In MichiganThe Michigan Supreme Court declared Juneteenth a statewide court holiday Wednesday over the objections of two Republican justices who said taxpayers will be shortchanged.