Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Supreme Court
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The Michigan Supreme Court says a judge was wrong to increase the sentence of man convicted of armed robbery. That’s because the judge made an assumption at sentencing instead of using actual proof.


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Michigan's high court is expected to weigh in next year on whether school districts can ban anyone not in law enforcement from carrying guns onto school grounds.

The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether schools can legally ban guns. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, the lawsuits were filed by gun rights groups.  


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Michigan teachers and school employees celebrated a major victory over the state Wednesday.

Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth explains the Michigan Supreme Court announced the state has to give back 550 million dollars to school employees.  

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The Michigan Supreme Court says the state must return more than $550 million to school employees who had money deducted for retiree health care.

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The Michigan Supreme Court is being asked to look at windfalls enjoyed by counties when they sell a property because of unpaid taxes.

Elizabeth Clement
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Gov. Rick Snyder looked within his own staff to make his latest appointment to the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday, choosing his chief lawyer Elizabeth Clement to fill a vacancy created when a justice left for the federal appellate bench.


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Local governments are winners after the Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal in a major dispute over how to value big-box stores for tax purposes.

Michigan's Supreme Court building.
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A man who slammed the gavel and declared, "Hear ye, hear ye," at the Michigan Supreme Court for more than 25 years has died. 

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The Michigan Supreme Court is hearing arguments in the case of a man who was placed on the sex offender registry for touching a girl's breasts, even though his case was dismissed in 1997 after successful probation and community service.

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The Michigan Supreme Court has awarded more than three million dollars in grants to circuit courts across the state. 


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The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in the case of an unusual school labor agreement that was widely viewed as a way to get around the state's right-to-work law.

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Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen faced members of the US Senate today as she seeks a promotion to the federal bench.


Two northern Michigan townships have won a key ruling from the Michigan Supreme Court in a dispute over valuable land for a commercial project.

Former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young
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UPDATED AT 7:00 A.M. - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. launched his U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday, touting his conservative record and becoming the second Republican to seek the nomination to challenge third-term Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2018.

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