Michigan

Prosecutors

Prosecutor’s Facebook post on shooting rioters was ‘completely out of character,’ her office says

Court Security

Client hospitalized after asphyxiating himself with phone cord in courthouse meeting room

Criminal Justice

Dissenter slams defense lawyer’s ‘dilatory and seemingly impassive preparation’ in criminal case

Media & Communications Law

After losing libel lawsuit over parody Twitter account, lawyer sues opposing counsel and newspaper

Media & Communications Law

Judge: If media wanted me to OK video cameras in Detroit bankruptcy case, I would have

Legal Marketing

Bankruptcy lawyer writes open letter to shop owner who vowed to turn away openly gay customers

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer whose family was to get $14M from client’s estate: Ethical issue shouldn’t invalidate will

Criminal Justice

Reward increased to $50K in shooting of federal judge at his home

Business of Law

Dykema to acquire 118-attorney Texas firm

Criminal Justice

Michigan woman is charged in alleged death threats against federal judge, prosecutor

Business of Law

Jones Day to open office in Detroit

Judiciary

Federal judge’s wife wants prayers for men who shot her husband, says don’t hate Detroit

Judiciary

Federal judge is shot and wounded outside his Detroit home

Criminal Justice

Feds cite ISIS in effort to get stiff sentence for civil rights worker with law degree

Trials & Litigation

Man waited too long to challenge paternity, owes $30K in child support

Privacy law

Tea Party Alliance and ACLU back Minnesota amendment to protect email from warrantless searches

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Criminal Justice

Lost case was alleged motive for ex-prosecutor who pleaded guilty to soliciting murder of lawyer

Trials & Litigation

6th Circuit upholds $3.5M judgment against former assistant AG for stalking gay college student

Court Security

Cellphone spat at federal courthouse leads to 2-year prison term