Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
June 29–July 5, 2009
Volume 7 Issue 27

In the Capitol
The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate adjourned session until July 14 for an in-district work period.
House Session Schedule
Senate Session Schedule

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

In the Hall of Justice
Michigan Soldier in Iraq Sworn in as an Attorney July 2 by Supreme Court's Chief Justice Kelly Via Live Video Conference

July is Juror Appreciation Month, Michigan Supreme Court Announces; Courts Across State to Promote Jury Service, Thank Jurors

At the Bar
Judicial Vacancy—Ontonagon County Probate Court
Hon. Joseph D. Zeleznik is vacating his seat on the Ontonagon County Probate Court. State Bar members interested in applying for the judgeship should submit an application by July 25, 2009.
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The State Bar of Michigan's Public Policy, Image, and Identity Committee and the Board of Commissioners will meet on July 24, 2009. For more information, please contact

State News
No Texting, Twittering, Googling for Jurors in Michigan
(Detroit Free Press, 7/1/09)

Links of Interest
Public Policy Resource Center | Michigan Supreme Court | Michigan Legislature | MCL Search Engines