Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
June 25–July 1, 2012
Volume 10 Issue 26

In the Capitol
Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

In the Hall of Justice
Rule Amendments
2011-17—Adoption of Rule 2.503 of the Local Rules of the 48th Judicial Circuit Court (imposes time restrictions on requests to adjourn motion proceedings and establishes local procedures for adjournment of a motion hearing)
Rule 2.503 of the Local Court Rules of the 48th Judicial Circuit Court has been adopted to impose time restrictions on requests to adjourn motion proceedings and establish local procedures for adjournment of a motion hearing.
Issued: June 27, 2012
Effective: September 1, 2012

At the Bar
State Bar of Michigan Announces 2012 Election Results

State News
Juvenile Sentencing Ruling May Affect Michigan Case
(NPR, 6/29/12)
See also:
Muskegon County Murder Victim's Widow 'Appalled' at Supreme Court Juvenile Lifer Ruling
(Mlive.com, 6/29/12)

In Rare Veto, Michigan Gov. Snyder Rejects Bill Dealing with 'Cross Boundary' Government Agreements
(Mlive.com, 6/29/12)

Snyder Signs $48 Billion Michigan Budget into Law
(Lansing State Journal, 6/26/12)

Links of Interest
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