Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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April 4, 2016
Volume 14, Issue 14

In the Capitol

The legislature is in the middle of a two week recess. The legislative session will resume next week.

Committee Meetings of Interest This Week—Complete List

4/6 Criminal Justice Policy Commission, 9:00 a.m. MORE

New Public Acts

In the Hall of Justice

Proposed Amendments
2013-39 - Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.112
The proposed amendments of MCR 6.112 would provide clarification to the procedure for amending a notice of intent to seek an enhanced sentence by requiring such amendment to be approved by the court, and would eliminate the provision that makes the harmless-error standard inapplicable when a notice of intent to seek an enhanced sentence is not filed timely.
Issued: 3/30/16 (Please note: this order replaces the order that issued on 3/23/16)
Comment Period Expiration: 7/1/16

At the Bar

Branding is Essential to a Successful Law Practice

ABA President Paulette Brown Will Address Annual SBM Brunch for Bars

"Tips and Tools" for a Successful Practice Seminar Tuesday, May 3

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
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