January 15 -21, 2007
Volume 5 Issue 3

In the Capitol
Committee meetings of interest for the week of 1/22
1/23 State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

At the Bar
Judicial Vacancy – 50th District Court
Hon. Leo Bowman is vacating his seat on the 50th District Court. State Bar members interested in applying for the judgeship should submit an application by February 28, 2007.
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State Bar, Michigan Talk Network Team Up For "Ask The Lawyer"


Federal News
High Court To Revisit Campaign Finance Law
(Washington Post, 1/20/07)

State News
State's Projected Deficit at $800M
(Lansing State Journal, 1/19/07)
See Related:
Granholm: Michigan Budget at 'Crisis Level'
(Lansing State Journal, 1/19/07)

Granholm Faces Yet Another Budget Crisis
(Lansing State Journal, 1/18/07)

Lannoye Changes Hats, but Budget Woes Remain
(Lansing State Journal, 1/18/07)

Unfettered Debate Takes Unflattering Turn in Michigan Supreme Court
(New York Times, 1/19/07)

Mich. Justice Weaver Says Panel Should Investigate High Court
(Lansing State Journal, 1/20/07)

Links of Interest
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