January 31, 2013
Wall Street Journal | January 31, 2013
Following months of pressure, the former Wayne County judge finally stepped down from the court after the state's Judicial Tenure Commission called for her suspension from the bench because of "blatant and brazen" misconduct which was "unprecedented in Michigan judicial disciplinary history."
January 30, 2013
National Law Journal | Subscription Required | January 30, 2013
A Michigan Supreme Court justice who resigned from the bench earlier this month has pleaded guilty to bank fraud.
January 22, 2013
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder taking suggestions from justices, staff to fill state Supreme Court spot after Justice Diane Hathaway's exitDetroit Free Press | January 22, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway retires from the Michigan Supreme Court today amid allegations of bank fraud, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Snyder to appoint a replacement and increase the GOP advantage on the court to 5-2.
January 18, 2013
Healthcare Finance News | January 18, 2013
Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation last week that strengthens the state’s medical malpractice tort laws and provides additional protection against lawsuits to physicians.
December 17, 2012
MLive.com | December 17, 2012
Two bills that reform Michigan’s medical malpractice laws passed the House on Thursday, but the most controversial proposals never made it to a vote.
December 3, 2012
MLive.com | December 3, 2012
Senators passed changes to the state’s medical malpractice laws after removing controversial parts of the bill package.
November 29, 2012
Livingston Daily | November 29, 2012
Three of four medical malpractice bills have advanced to the Michigan Senate floor for votes, which could come as soon as today. But the fourth — and most controversial — part of the package faces an uncertain future.
October 31, 2012
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | October 31, 2012
Big labor is making big bets this election year, and nowhere more than in Michigan. We've written before about the attempt to enshrine collective-bargaining rights in the state Constitution via Proposal 2, but unions are also trying to unseat a pair of conservative Justices on the state Supreme Court. Michigan's economic comeback hangs in the balance.
October 10, 2012
Wall Street Journal | October 10, 2012
Judicial races drew national attention in Wisconsin this year as unions tried to tip the balance of the state Supreme Court against Gov. Scott Walker's union reforms. Over in Michigan, the next battle is playing out, with conservatives fighting to maintain their 4-3 majority on the court with three of the seven seats up for grabs next month.
September 24, 2012
BLT: The Blog of Legal Times | September 24, 2012
Three states have joined a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Dodd-Frank Act, complaining that it gives the government too much power to take over and liquidate nonbank companies whose failure would jeopardize the financial system.
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