July 12, 2004 - July 18, 2004
Volume 2 Issue 28

In the Capitol
State Budget Still Not Balanced
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(Detroit News, 7/19/04)

Complete Committee Meeting List

At the Bar
2004 Annual Meeting Registration

State Bar Members Applaud Michigan Law Online
(State Bar of Michigan, 7/14/04)

Grant Forms Due 8/20 for Projects Supported by ATJ Campaign Donations
(Michigan State Bar Foundation)

Sections and Committees
The Legal Aid Committee submitted the following public policy report:
Oppose and Recommend State Bar Action: SB 929 Counties; employees and officers; reference to register of deeds accepting funds with redemption on a foreclosure; eliminate.

Oppose and Recommend State Bar Action: SB 930 Counties; employees and officers; reference to register of deeds accepting funds with redemption on a foreclosure; eliminate.

For a copy of these reports, please email elyon@mail.michbar.org.

Federal News
D.C. Court Venue Picked for Guantanamo Detainees
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(CNN.com, 07/12/04)
See Related:
D.C. Court Braces for Detainee Cases
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(Washington Times, 07/09/04)

High Court Decision Sows Confusion on Sentencing Rules
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(Washington Post, 07/13/04)

Election Troubles Already Descending on Florida
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(New York Times, 07/15/04)

Court Ruling May Change Way Drug Dealers Sentenced
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(Holland Sentinel, 07/16/04


Delaying Vote Not Easy
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(Detroit Free Press, 07/17/04)

State News
Reo Parade, Concert Mark Capitol's 125th Anniversary
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(Lansing State Journal, 7/13/04)


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