election in Michigan is Tuesday, August 8.
the 2006 Primary Candidate Listing
meetings of interest for the week of 8/7
House Judiciary Subcommittee: Accountability and Public Safety
Purpose of the Hearings: The committee is in response to the failures in
our correctional system, exposed by murderer Patrick Selepak. To get
the expert opinions of those involved on a daily basis in our criminal
system. To evaluate system failures through a thorough review of our corrections
system, and discuss uncertainties in the law that could lead to problematic
Committee Meeting List
Recently Signed into Public Acts
4467 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; civil action for
damages resulting from criminal sexual conduct against a minor; extend tolling
of statute of limitations. Amends sec. 5851 of 1961
PA 236 (MCL 600.5851).
In the July 24
edition of the Update, we asked for your responses regarding a member
comment posted on the SBM Public Policy Resource Center on HB 4467.
The SBM adopted a position of
oppose in principle but a member recommended that the bill be supported.
Your Colleagues’ Responses on the debate
Accepts Position with The Florida Bar to Lead Lawyer Regulation and
Lawyers Section Hosts End of Summer Social and Fundraiser
Bar of Michigan 71st Annual Meeting Set For Sept. 13-15 in Ypsilanti
States Expand Right to Shoot in Self-Defense
(New York Times,
Report Faults Tax on Business
Felon Records Erased
Teens Get Life Prison Terms?