Michigan

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

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

White-Collar Crime

Ex-partner gets 64 months in $2.7M client theft case

Criminal Justice

Homeowner is sentenced to at least 17 years in prison for fatal porch shooting

Criminal Justice

Owners of 100-pound dogs charged with 2nd-degree murder in fatal attack on jogger

Criminal Justice

Man accused of posting naked photos of ex on Web said lawyer told him he could do so

Law Schools

Cooley law school confirms layoffs, but not numbers

Criminal Justice

Homeowner found guilty of 2nd-degree murder for shooting Detroit teen on porch

Constitutional Law

Forcing kids to do household chores with beatings isn’t a federal crime, 6th Circuit rules

Trials & Litigation

Judge calls prosecutor’s claims of secret case dismissals ‘inaccurate and misleading’

Trials & Litigation

Ex-administrator sues attorney grievance commission, says he was fired after reporting illegal email

Judiciary

6th Circuit says man can’t sue judge who had affair with his wife during child-support case

Criminal Justice

Judge tells teen he needed a dad to ‘beat the hell out of you’ (see the video)

Criminal Justice

Ex-prosecutor accused of soliciting lawyer’s murder, jailed in lieu of $5M bond

Law Schools

Cooley Law School loses 6th Circuit defamation appeal

Law Schools

Law firm’s defamation suit against Cooley Law School is dismissed on jurisdictional grounds

Intellectual Property Law

Jones Day and digital rights group face off in war of words over Detroit bankruptcy parody site

Criminal Justice

Inmates angry over prison meals pose safety threat; state tells vendor to shape up or face sanctions