Michigan

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800

Criminal Justice

Federal judge testifies about being shot on his front porch

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge who drank Flint water steps aside in case over replacing city’s lead water pipes

Work-Life Balance

Wayne State law dean runs Boston Marathon in just over 6 hours, while 8 months pregnant

Criminal Justice

Drunken driving in one’s own driveway is not a crime, state appeals court rules

Criminal Justice

3 officials charged in connection with Flint drinking-water crisis

Careers

Off-duty time with Legal Eagles recreational hockey team set lawyer on path to become an NHL coach

Trials & Litigation

Judge denies lawyer’s motion to withdraw from representing client who calls him Satan

Law Schools

University of Michigan Law School produces most influential federal judges, analysis finds

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of embezzling $4K as prosecutor expected to return to bench after no-contest plea

Careers

Prison a ‘blessing in disguise’ for jailhouse lawyer who got a new trial and a paralegal job

Careers

Once an opening act for Kid Rock, law student looks forward to new career

Legal Ethics

GM lawyers won’t face Michigan ethics probe

Disability Law

Nearly evicted over urine leak on balcony, man files housing discrimination suit

Judiciary

Federal judge wounded in shooting will participate in peace march

Constitutional Law

Felony charge dropped in case over jury nullification pamphlets

Criminal Justice

Attorney faces felony case, accused of punching police officer during courthouse argument

Court Security

Phony $10M Uber lawsuit supposedly filed by shooting suspect was accepted by federal court workers

Prosecutors

Prosecutor who cracked down on prostitution is himself charged