Commission Urges Michigan Supreme Court To Reject Redistricting ChallengeAn attorney for Michigan's redistricting commission defended new maps for seats in Congress and the Legislature on Wednesday and urged the state Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge filed by Black lawmakers.
Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Law To Make Petition Drives HarderAn effort by Republicans to make it harder to change Michigan law through petition drives was declared unconstitutional Monday by the state Supreme Court.
Wayne County Judge Suspended For Six Months For MisconductA Detroit-area judge was suspended without pay for six months Thursday for using crass and sexual language while discussing a trial with two female prosecutors.
Michigan Supreme Court Looking At Case Of Girl's Death In GymThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a dispute over whether an Upper Peninsula school is liable for the death of a 4-year-old girl who was accidentally killed in 2015.
Michigan Supreme Court Considering Fee Hike For LawyersThe Michigan Supreme Court is accepting public comment on a proposal to raise dues for most lawyers by $70 a year to $385 or 22%.
Advocating for People with Disabilities, Overcoming Life's Challenges with Justice Richard BernsteinJustice Richard Bernstein joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his journey to the Middle East, and how living life with a disability should never stop you from achieving your goals.
Michigan Supreme Court Orders Redistricting Panel To Show Meeting Details, MemosThe Michigan Supreme Court on Monday ordered the state's new redistricting commission to release a recording of a closed October meeting as well as certain documents sought by news organizations.
News Groups Argue For More Access To Michigan Redistricting PanelThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge to whether a new state commission creating maps for the Legislature and Congress can keep certain business a secret.
Michigan Newspapers Sue Redistricting Panel Over Closed MeetingMichigan newspapers sued the state's redistricting commission, demanding that it release a recording of a closed meeting and make public two memos that panel members discussed during the meeting.
LGBT Rights Ballot Drive Officially Dead After Appeal DeniedThe Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of an LGBTQ-rights ballot committee that contended officials wrongly disqualified tens of thousands of voter signatures it submitted for an initiative to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Michigan Supreme Court Looks At Law That Makes Convicts Pay BillsThe Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look again at a law that allows communities to collect millions of dollars from poor criminal defendants to pay salaries, keep lights on and wax floors in courthouses up and down the state.
One-On-One With Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard BernsteinMichigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss his life and living with blindness, and how his positive attitude and passion for law gets him through every day.
Juneteenth Could Become A Michigan Court HolidayThe Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery.
Court Hears Case About Wrong Fraud Decisions By State AgencyThe Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments on Oct. 6 in a case that could open the door to financial penalties against the state for computer-driven decisions that wrongly accused thousands of people of fraud when they collected unemployment benefits.
Michigan's Top Court Looking At Convictions In Dearborn Heights Porch ShootingYears later, the Michigan Supreme Court this week is revisiting the case of a young woman who was killed while pounding on a door before dawn in suburban Detroit.