FOCUS: Business Courts and Veterans Courts in Michigan
On Tuesday, October 16, Governor Rick Snyder signed into law HB 5128, a bill to create business courts, and HB 5159 and 5162, bills to create veterans' treatment courts. All three bills were supported by the State Bar of Michigan.
HB 5159 & HB 5162
In the Capitol
The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate adjourned Wednesday, October 17. Both chambers will be in session Thursday, November 8 at 10 am.
Complete Committee Meeting List
New Public Acts
At the Bar
SBM Environmental Law Section to Co-Host Environmental Regulatory Conference Nov. 14 in Lansing
In the Hall of Justice
2012 Child Welfare Award Winners Announced Today
Juvenile Killers and Life Terms: A Case in Point
(New York Times, 10/13/12)
Resentence Juvenile Lifers? Michigan Appeals Court Considers Implications of Supreme Court Ruling