In the Capitol
Complete Committee Meeting List
New Public Acts
Judge to Help Pilot New Jury Reform Project
(Lansing State Journal, 9/2/08)
Appeals Filed in Michigan House Speaker Recall Case
(Detroit Free Press, 8/29/08)
Justices Will Hear Ballot Appeal
(Detroit News, 8/29/08)
At the Bar
Jenkins Elected to ABA Board of Governors
Sections and Committees
The Consumer Law Section submitted the following Public Policy reports:
Support: HB 6351 Torts; liability; openness and obviousness of conditions on property; make an issue of comparative negligence. Amends 1846 RS 66 (MCL 554.131–554.139) by adding sec. 40.
Oppose: HB 6321 Civil procedure; evictions; property managers; allow to represent landlords in eviction proceedings. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 5705.