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Divorce Feud Lasts 17 Years

August 14, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   Comments Off on Divorce Feud Lasts 17 Years

A 17-year legal fight between two law professors over their divorce and prolonged disputes has drawn attention from judges, indicating that the couple has set a bad example and have abused the system. The divorce case, having over 1,400 entries added to it, has lasted seven years longer than the couple’s 10-year marriage. Many of […]

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Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law

August 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law

As of October 2010, Michigan drivers are subject to a new law that boosts penalties for those convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence, or considered to be “Super Drunk.” Drivers who are convicted with a bodily alcohol content (BAC) of 0.17 or face stiffer penalties, including a one-year breath alcohol ignition interlock requirement, […]

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Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands

July 10, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands

  The case against George Zimmerman, the man who is on trial against last year’s shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin, is nearing a verdict. As the verdict approaches, authorities in Florida urge the public to ‘raise your voice, not your hands.’ Foreseeing that the outcome of the very public case is likely to spark […]

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Jury Considers Cop’s Fate in Child Death

June 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Jury Considers Cop’s Fate in Child Death

The case of a Detroit police officer accused of involuntary manslaughter for the death of a 7-year-old girl was declared a mistrial, Tuesday afternoon, after the jury failed to reach a verdict. Detroit police officer, Joseph Weekley, shot and killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones in May as the Detroit Police Department’s Special Response Team executed a search […]

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Boston bombing case breakthrough

April 17, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Boston bombing case breakthrough
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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick convicted in corruption case

March 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick convicted in corruption case

By Paul Caron, CNN updated 12:55 PM EDT, Mon March 11, 2013 (CNN) — A jury on Monday convicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of most of the federal charges against him — including racketeering conspiracy, extortion and the filing of false tax returns — in a case that accused him of using the mayor’s […]

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Third Annual Symposium- March 8, 2013 at The Detroit Athletic Club

March 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Immigration Law   |   Comments Off on Third Annual Symposium- March 8, 2013 at The Detroit Athletic Club

On Friday, March 8 , 2013 we were honored to attend University of Detroit Mercy’s Third Annual Symposium for Global Michigan: Immigration and Economic Growth. The Symposium targeted local approaches to immigration, high-skilled and low-skilled immigrants, federal immigration policy and local development and economic and human rights issues on the Canada-U.S. border. A few of […]

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Feds join lawsuit against Lance Armstrong

March 02, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Feds join lawsuit against Lance Armstrong
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Mike Duggan leaves DMC, eyes run for Detroit mayor | News – Home

February 27, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   Comments Off on Mike Duggan leaves DMC, eyes run for Detroit mayor | News – Home

Mike Duggan leaves DMC, eyes run for Detroit mayor | News – Home.

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Michigan Law- Point System

February 22, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Michigan Law- Point System

SOS – Point System. Point System Under Michigan law, some traffic violations are civil infractions while others are misdemeanors or felonies. Depending on the violation and how it is resolved, you may be fined, referred to a special program or, in the most serious situations, sent to jail. In most cases, if you do not […]

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