August 14, 2017
Volume 15, Issue 32
In the Capitol
The House of Representatives and Senate are scheduled to be in session on Wednesday, August 16th.
In the Hall of Justice
Court of Claims to hold first hearings under Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act
At the Bar
Trial Court Funding Commission Nominations
The State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners is seeking names of persons interested in appointment to the Trial Court Funding Commission which was recently created through Public Act 65 of 2017. The Commission is tasked with reviewing and recommending changes to the trial court funding system in light of People v. Cunningham, 496 Mich 145 (2015). Among other duties, the Commission will review and recommend changes to the methods by which the courts impose and allocate fees and costs along with any statutory changes necessary to effectuate the Commission's recommendations.
Links of Interest
SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
MCL Search Engines