Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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June 27, 2016
Volume 14, Issue 26

Please Note: Next week's Public Policy Update will be published on July 5. The State Bar will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

In the Capitol

The House of Representatives and Senate have adjourned for summer break. Tentative session days have been scheduled for July 13th in both chambers.
House Schedule
Senate Schedule

In the Hall of Justice

Families Celebrated at First Statewide Michigan Reunification Day

Savings from Videoconferencing and Virtual Prisoner Transports Expected to Reach $4.8 Million in FY 2016 

Parents and Children Involved in Child Protective Proceedings in Genesee County Benefit from Parent Representation Project

2016-01—Appointment to the Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions
Issued: 6/22/16
Effective through 12/31/16

At the Bar

The Pluses & Minuses of Using Social Media

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
MCL Search Engines