August 9, 2004 - August 15, 2004
Volume 2 Issue 32

In the Capitol
The Michigan Senate and House of Representatives are recessed until August 25, 2004.

Complete Committee Meeting List
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Capitol Agenda
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(Detroit News, 08/14/04)

In the Hall of Justice
Adjusting Prisoners' Child Support is Object of Friend of the Court Bureau Project; Federal Grant to Fund Project
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(Michigan Supreme Court, 08/13/04)

Other Actions
2001-51 - Proposed Amendment of Rule 404 of the Michigan Rules of Evidence
The administrative file is closed without further action.
Issued: August 11, 2004

At The Bar
Nominations Sought for Young Lawyers Award
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(State Bar of Michigan, 08/11/04)


Federal News
Immigrants Raise Call For Right To Be Voters
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(New York Times, 8/9/04)

International Team To Monitor Presidential Election
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(CNN.com, 8/9/04)

Lawyers Follow The Money, And Debate How The Candidates Can Use It
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(New York Times, 8/13/04)

Military Tribunals Uphold Detentions Of 4
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(New York Times, 8/14/04)

Proposal For Political Groups To Rely Less On Soft Money
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(New York Times, 8/14/04)

State News
Gay Rights Support May Decide Close Elections
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(Lansing State Journal, 8/9/04
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8,000 Petition Granholm To Cut Mercury Emissions
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(Lansing State Journal, 8/11/04
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Budget Negotiations Drag On Through August
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(Detroit News, 8/14/04
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See Related:
Michigan Lawmakers Struggle With Cuts
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(Detroit News, 8/15/04
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