Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
August 20–26, 2012
Volume 10 Issue 34

In the Capitol
Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

In the Hall of Justice
Rule Amendments
2011-28—Amendment of Rules 3.931, 3.977, 4.101, 4.201, 4.202, 4.401, 5.101, 6.610, 6.625, 6.907, 7.104, 7.105, 7.108, 7.116, 7.118, 7.119, 7.121, 7.123, 7.215, 7.309, and Rule 7.317 of the Michigan Court Rules
These amendments reflect changes to correct minor technical errors that have occurred in drafting or to respond to recent adopted rule revisions, which occasionally inadvertently create incorrect cross-references in other rules.
Issued: August 24, 2012
Effective: Immediately

2011-28—Amendments of Rules 2.107 and 2.113 of the Local Court Rules of the Third Judicial Circuit Court
The changes in LCR 2.107 and LCR 2.113 are intended to clarify that the requirement to distribute and use preprinted caption labels does not apply to cases that are e-filed.
Issued: August 24, 2012
Effective: Immediately

2012-17—Rescission of Rule 4.201 of the Local Court Rules in both the 27th District Court (Riverview) and the 55th District Court (Mason)
Issued: August 24, 2012
Effective: Immediately

At the Bar
MiPad Practice: iPad for Legal Professionals

Links of Interest
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