Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
August 25-31, 2008
Volume 6 Issue 35

In the Capitol
Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

State News
Judge to Help Pilot New Jury Reform Project
(Lansing State Journal, 9/2/08)

Appeals Filed in Michigan House Speaker Recall Case
(Detroit Free Press, 8/29/08)

Justices Will Hear Ballot Appeal
(Detroit News, 8/29/08)

At the Bar
Jenkins Elected to ABA Board of Governors

Sections and Committees
The Consumer Law Section submitted the following Public Policy reports:

Support: HB 6351 Torts; liability; openness and obviousness of conditions on property; make an issue of comparative negligence. Amends 1846 RS 66 (MCL 554.131554.139) by adding sec. 40.

Oppose: HB 6321 Civil procedure; evictions; property managers; allow to represent landlords in eviction proceedings. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 5705.

Links of Interest
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