In the Capitol
The House of Representatives and Senate have scheduled tentative session days for this week: the Senate at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the House at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Complete Committee Meeting List
New Public Acts
In the Hall of Justice
Encouraging courts to innovate, improve service is goal of new grant program
At the Bar
Two Judicial Vacancies—U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Western District of Michigan
Judicial Vacancy – 84th District Court, Wexford and Missaukee Counties
Hon. David A. Hogg is vacating his seat at 84th District Court, Wexford and Missaukee Counties. State Bar members interested in applying for the judgeship should submit an application by July 25, 2013.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section to Host a Meet & Greet Aug. 20 in Traverse City
Sections and Committees
The Prisons & Corrections Section submitted public policy positions on the following items:
Support and Amend: SB 0098 Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.
Support and Amend: HB 4451 Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.
County Updates Public Defense Pay Rate
(The Allegan County News, 7/10/13)
Defending Poor Could Be Costly
(Livingston Daily, 7/10/13)