Michigan

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Legal Ethics

Is grievance filed over lawyer’s blog post a ‘lightweight defamation claim’?

Environmental Law

Suit seeks replacement of lead water pipes in Flint; is sovereign immunity a bar?

Trademark Law

Retailers may sell books and movies on Rosa Parks without paying her institute

Civil Rights

Judge nixes suit against prison food vendor which claimed that menu change posed a safety threat

Criminal Justice

Knife-wielding man is shot and killed by courthouse security guard, police say

Legal Ethics

Complaint says judge erred when putting kids in juvenile detention for refusing lunch with dad

Government Law

State of emergency declared in Flint, Michigan, over amount of lead in water

Trials & Litigation

Man is indicted in shooting of federal judge outside his Detroit home

Criminal Justice

Woman who shot at tires of fleeing shoplifting suspect gets 18 months of probation

Privacy Law

Online property information aids deed thieves

Criminal Justice

Rare murder case filed against dog owner after fatal mauling of boy, 4

Criminal Justice

Former court clerk charged in claimed scheme to dismiss $40K worth of tickets for $20K in bribes

Constitutional Law

New salvos fired in jury nullification battle include felony case over pamphlet handout

Court Security

Car going ‘way too fast’ crashes outside entrance to federal courthouse

Trials & Litigation

Given 20 days for contempt, lawyer blames judge and says he would like to sanction jurist

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses appeal in anti-gay defamation case

Legal Ethics

Discipline recommended for judge who put woman on probation, then wrote her seeking relationship

Business of Law

Dinsmore opens Philadelphia office, plucks partners from local competitors

Trusts & Estates

Is will bequeathing millions to the attorney who wrote it valid? That depends, says court