State Bar Positions: More Public Policy

Model Criminal Jury Instructions

Proposed Minimum Standards

Judicial Resources Recommendation Report from State Court Administrative Office

State Bar Position on a Tax on Legal Services

Eleven Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System

State Bar Position on a Tax on Legal Services

    The State Bar of Michigan opposes the adoption of legislation that burdens the public's access to justice, including the adoption of a tax on legal services.
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Position Statement on Apsey v. Memorial Hospital

2006 Ballot Initiative

    Proposed Constitutional Amendment from the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Committee A proposal to amend the State Constitution to ban affirmative action programs that give preferential treatment to groups or individuals based on their race, gender, color, ethnicity, or national origin for public employment, education, or contracting purposes.
    Position: Oppose in Principle