Michigan House of Representatives and Senate are on spring break April
4 - April 17.
Kent County Circuit Courtship
Courts; judges; number of judgeships in the seventeenth judicial circuit;
The State Bar
788. The bill was presented to the Governor on March 31.
However, the Governor vetoed the bill on April 7, in addition to other
bills that would have added judges to different courts around the state.
See Also: Capitol Agenda and State News
(Detroit News, 4/10/04)
the Hall of Justice
- Amendment of Rule 7.204 of the Michigan Court Rules
Issued: March 30, 2004
Effective: March 30, 2004
The amendment of Rule 7.204(A)(1)(c) shortened the deadline for filing
claims of appeal in retained appeals from orders terminating parental
rights or denying timely filed postconviction motions. The purpose was
to conform the deadline for filing claims of appeal in appeals with retained
counsel to the recently adopted 14-day deadline in appeals with appointed
counsel from terminating parental rights.
CORRECTION TO ORDER: EFFECTIVE
DATE CHANGED TO MAY 1, 2004
Board of Commissioners will meet on Friday, April 23rd at 9:30 a.m. at
the State Bar. The Public Policy, Image & Identity Committee will
meet prior to the Board meeting at 8:00 a.m. To receive an agenda for
either meeting, please e-mail ELYON@mail.michbar.org
or call (517) 346-6325.
Court Takes Search Case
(Washington Post, 4/6/04)
Granholm Decides No
New Judge for Macomb County
(Macomb Daily, 4/9/04)