Michigan

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

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’