Michigan

Constitutional Law

Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Trials & Litigation

Ethics trial continues for judge claimed to be delusional, even after she announces her retirement

Criminal Justice

Man who pleaded no contest in lawyer’s shooting is sentenced along with two co-defendants

Disability Law

Judge is a no-show at legal ethics trial over claims she has psychotic delusions

Trials & Litigation

Huge power outage closes Detroit courts and many other buildings

Tax Law

Tax attorney will accept Bitcoin payments, but won’t take digital currency on retainer

Immigration Law

Law grad convicted of concealing Israel bombings conviction to get US citizenship

Judiciary

Sightless disability lawyer wins supreme court bid with hugs and ‘blind justice’ campaign slogan

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit upholds same-sex marriage bans in 4 states; will issue now go to US Supreme Court?

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit over coffee machine bought at Starbucks settles for $250, but lawyer could get $175K

Business of Law

Ex-partner says he loved Geoffrey Fieger like a brother but couldn’t work with him

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who didn’t share client payments with his partners is disbarred

Law Schools

Wayne State law school guarantees scholarships to every incoming student

Careers

Top GM lawyer Michael Millikin to retire early next year

Criminal Justice

Missing woman found forgotten in holding area of closed courthouse

Law Schools

Cooley Law School plans to close its Ann Arbor campus at year’s end

Trials & Litigation

Facing show-cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Judiciary

Lawyer sues for copies of courtroom videos, says judge’s demeanor is an election issue

Bankruptcy Law

Detroit bankruptcy trial is halted for deal with a holdout creditor

Careers

During suspension after cocaine conviction, lawyer wrote novel based on his life experience