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21 Sep 2011, 8:47 am by
The legislature copied the language for parole standards from our sentencing guidelines and stated that departures from the guidelines should only be for “substantial and compelling” reasons. ...The United States Supreme Court in Greenholtz v Nebraska Penal Complex found that a Nebraska scheme which found that a Nebraska law provided that a parole should be granted unless certain objective factors were present created a liberty interest. ... [read post]
9 Jul 2010, 12:02 pm
In a very recent decision by the United States Supreme Court, in Berghuis v. [read post]
9 Nov 2013, 8:26 am by
These cases deal with the retroactivity of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Miller v Alabama (Carp); and the appropriate remedy should be for these individuals (Eliason). [read post]
6 Nov 2012, 1:11 pm by
I am on the Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Michigan, I am on the habeas corpus panel for the Federal Defender’s Office, I am a founding member of the Bench/Bar Conference, I take far more seminars that are appellate related than most. ...I’ve not only attended CLEs on appellate and post-conviction law, but have taught them for the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, the Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System,… [read post]
9 Oct 2013, 1:14 pm by Jason Shinn
Instead, in 1998, the United States Supreme Court confirmed that the main federal anti-discrimination law (Title VII, 42 U.S.C. [read post]
8 Dec 2009, 4:25 am by
On December 7, 2009, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Michigan Court of Appeals ruling in People v Fisher, Docket No. 276439, 2008 WL 786515, *1 (Mich. [read post]
27 Dec 2012, 2:15 pm
In a decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals made on December 20th, Darryl Willard Cain, the defendant-appellant, had his argument that convictions for carjacking and unlawfully driving away in a motor vehicle violated both the Michigan and United States Constitutions rejected. [read post]
25 Jan 2012, 3:20 pm by
In an unfortunate defense loss, the Michigan Court of Appeals just ruled that the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Padilla v Kentucky is not retroactive. ... [read post]
1 Jul 2013, 1:55 pm by Rahul Bhagnari, ACLU
How fitting for Michigan to take this major first step in aligning its practices with the requirements of the United States Constitution during this 50th anniversary year of the Gideon v Wainwright decision, which guaranteed counsel to indigent defendants facing prison time. [read post]
4 Apr 2014, 9:17 pm by Timothy P. Flynn
District Court Judge Bernard Friedman issued an opinion and order declaring Michigan's state constitutional ban to be a violation of the Equal Protection clause of the United States Constitution.In conjunction with Governor Snyder, Michigan's Attorney General has aggressively pursued the state's appellate options in the DeBoer same-sex marriage and adoption case. [read post]
27 Jan 2010, 8:56 am by Gene Takagi
On January 21, 2009, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. [read post]