Michigan judge blocks 90-year-old abortion ban

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A Michigan judge Tuesday blocked the enforcement of a 1931 state law which would ban abortions in the event Roe v. The ruling was met with praise from the Michigan governor. It will help ensure that Michigan remains a place where women have freedom and control over their own bodies.

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Michigan Law School Wins Rivalry Week

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The post Michigan Law School Wins Rivalry Week appeared first on Above the Law. Law Schools Michigan Law School Ohio State Moritz College of Law SportsHaving some fun at the expense of Ohio State fans on the faculty.

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Three men guilty of plot to kidnap Michigan governor, jury finds

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A Jackson County, Michigan, Jury Wednesday convicted Joseph Morrison, Pete Musico and Paul Bellar for felony charges related to their 2020 plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer from her summer home. . The convictions are the first under Michigan’s anti-terrorism act.

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Skilled Worker Visas in Michigan

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The next generation of Michigan-based high-tech students is too far away from being properly trained. Business E-2 visa e1-b visa EB-5 visa eb-5 visa holders eb-5 visa requirements f-1 visa H-1B visa h-1b visas

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Michigan Supreme Court rules Flint water crisis charges are invalid without preliminary examination

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The Michigan Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that defendants charged in connection with the Flint water crisis are entitled to preliminary examinations. Baird and Nicolas Lyon, were charged for their roles in the Flint water crisis under Michigan’s “one-man grand jury statute.”

Michigan governor wins preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of state abortion ban

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced she won a preliminary injunction in her lawsuit to prevent the enforcement of a 1931 law banning abortions in Michigan. Wade , a Michigan court in May issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the 1931 law.

Michigan appeals court rules state AG cannot enforce abortion ban, local prosecutors can

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A Michigan Court of Appeals Monday ruled that the state Attorney General cannot enforce Michigan’s dormant abortion ban but local county prosecutors can. The case stems from a Michigan Court of Claims order from May 17.

UPDATE: Michigan Car Insurance Options Under the New No Fault Laws

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20 students file federal lawsuit against Michigan school following shooting

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A group of 20 students Friday announced that they had filed a federal lawsuit against Oxford High School in Oakland County, Michigan. The post 20 students file federal lawsuit against Michigan school following shooting appeared first on JURIST - News.

Ascension Michigan Will Pay $2.8M in Healthcare Fraud Case

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Michigan healthcare provider settles fraud case for nearly $3M.

Michigan governor signs executive order protecting citizens from extradition relating to abortions

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday declaring that the state will not extradite people who have been criminally charged for any role in an abortion procedure unless required to do so by the US Constitution.

Federal judge rules former Michigan governor must testify in Flint water crisis case

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A federal district judge Monday ruled that former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and four other officials must testify in the Flint water crisis civil trial against several engineering firms.

Will Proposed Bills Reverse Michigan’s Hostile Surrogacy Laws?

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On September 21, 2022, Michigan legislators introduced a series of bills intent on bringing Michigan family-building in line with modern Michigander family-protection expectations. The post Will Proposed Bills Reverse Michigan’s Hostile Surrogacy Laws?

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Michigan bans firearm open carry inside state Capitol building

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The Michigan State Capitol Commission voted unanimously Monday to ban the open carry of firearms within the state Capitol building in Lansing. This decision was motivated by the January 6 attack on the US Capitol , as well as armed protesters storming the Michigan state Capitol building last April. ” Similarly, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer called for the ban of all weapons at the Capitol.

FBI charges Michigan gubernatorial candidate with charges related to Capitol Insurrection

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The FBI Thursday arrested Republican Michigan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on charges related to his presence at the January 6 Capitol Insurrection. Kelley is one of five Republican candidates up for election in Michigan’s August 2 primary election.

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Launches Lawsuit to Reaffirm Women’s Abortion Rights

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Whitmer is suing to overturn a 1931 Michigan law that criminalizes abortion services. While the law has not been enforced in nearly 50 years, it could become active if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v.

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A Virtual Court Counter and More in East Lansing Michigan

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Image use rights from PXhere.com [link] Our favorite fans of film noir , NCSC Tiny Chatters DanielHirsch and Zach Zarnow brought to our attention the virtual court counter , in the Michigan District Court 54B.

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Returned By The Supreme Court, Michigan Will Decide The Issue Of Abortion

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The post Returned By The Supreme Court, Michigan Will Decide The Issue Of Abortion appeared first on Above the Law. Government Abortion Abortion access Establishment Clause Michigan VotingNext term they'll be voting on if heart transplants are okie dokie.

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Redford, Michigan Man is Indicted in Tech-Related Fraud Scheme

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Michigan man and co-defendants engaged in a scheme to sell opioids and other goods online.

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Family of Black man killed by Michigan police demand criminal charges

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The family of a Black man killed last week by Michigan police Thursday demanded criminal charges be filed. Twenty-six-year-old Patrick Lyoya was stopped Monday, April 4, by Michigan police for an improper license plate. Uncategorized BLM Domestic Michigan police

Harvey R. Heller Recognized in Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2021 Hall of Fame

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Heller has been recognized in Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021. This award recognizes Michigan legal leaders who are over the age of 60, or who have practiced law for 30 years or more, for their successful careers and. Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C.,

Michigan McDonald’s Employee Accused of Sexually Assaulting Women

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Justice Department, State of Michigan Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Involving Female Correctional Officers

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The State of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) recently agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department over sex discrimination allegations.

Protect the Peninsula Ask to Join Michigan Winery Case

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Faulty Drug Testing May Have Falsely Convicted Thousands in Michigan 

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Director of the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division Jeffrey Nye informed state prosecutors in a letter Wednesday that the department’s drug tests could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that drivers were under the influence of cannabis, The Detroit Metro Times reports.

New Michigan Law Empowers Police to Seize Cash at Airports

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Michigan Gov. Police have an incentive to pursue seizures in Michigan too: state law allows cops to keep 100 percent of the proceeds from forfeited property in drug cases.

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“Chief Justice Bridget McCormack leaving the Michigan Supreme Court”

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“Chief Justice Bridget McCormack leaving the Michigan Supreme Court”: Paul Egan of The Detroit Free Press has this report. Michigan Courts today issued a news release titled “ Chief Justice McCormack to Retire from Michigan Supreme Court; State’s leading jurist leaving behind a legacy of increased accessibility, engagement, efficiency, and independence in the judiciary.”

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Michigan Catholic school loses mask mandate appeal

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Monday upheld a district court’s decision to uphold a Michigan mask mandate for young children, rejecting the arguments brought by a Catholic school in Lansing, including that the state mask order violated free exercise of religion.

Federal appeals court rules Michigan can bar people with political connections from redistricting commission

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held Thursday that Michigan’s redistricting commission can bar people with political connections from serving on the commission. ” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson called the decision a “victory for democracy.”

Federal Judge Tosses Michigan State Police Officers’ “Reverse Racism” Claims

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In his ruling, the federal judge suggested that the Michigan State Police officers had sued simply because they didn't like the agency's diversity policies, rather than having the right legal basis for a case.

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Federal Judge Scraps Michigan State University Employees’ Vaccine Mandate Lawsuit

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The workers wrote in their lawsuit that Michigan State violated their "constitutional rights" by requiring them to get vaccinated against novel coronavirus. Featured Article Lawsuits & Litigation coronavirus Covid-19 Michigan State University MSU msu vaccine mandate vaccine mandate

Michigan AG Releases Sex Abuse Report for Marquette Diocese

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel released a report on Thursday detailing the alleged abuse of both children and adults within the Marquette Catholic Diocese in the state since 1950.

Michigan governor signs bill with long-awaited changes to sex offender law

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will trigger major changes in the state’s sex offender legal landscape. The Act created the Michigan Sex Offender Registry. Uncategorized domestic Michigan sex offender sex offender registration

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“Gov. Gretchen Whitmer makes historic pick for Michigan Supreme Court vacancy”

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Gretchen Whitmer makes historic pick for Michigan Supreme Court vacancy”: Craig Mauger of The Detroit News has an article that begins, “Gov. Kyra Harris Bolden to fill a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to serve on the state’s high court.” ” And Arpan Lobo of The Detroit Free Press reports that “ Whitmer to name Kyra Harris Bolden to fill Michigan Supreme Court vacancy.” “Gov.

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Michigan Grassroots Grow Efforts To Reverse Surrogacy Ban

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Family Law Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Ellen Trachman MichiganIt is hard to believe that there’s still an American state where people could go to jail for this widely accepted family-building option.