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  • Exit interview: Justice Markman's career withstood the test of time

    January 14, 2021

    Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman has experienced a series of “educations” over  his career.

  • ABA?Commission study: Why civil and criminal jury trials are disappearing

    January 14, 2021

    As jury trials disappear from American courtrooms, lawyers, judges and legislators should consider changing four factors that are suppressing such trials: civil damage caps, mandatory arbitration, criminal sentencing guidelines and mandatory minimum sentence

  • Can it get any worse than what we saw on January 6?

    January 14, 2021

    And we thought 2020 was bad. The events of January 6, in so many respects, were far worse, threatening the very foundation of our representative democracy and forever casting a pall over a presidency that has been built on self-interest and a total disdai

  • Michigan Supreme Court unveils report aimed at closing the justice gap

    January 7, 2021

    Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack, Justice Brian K. Zahra, and the Justice for All (JFA) Task Force on Dec. 16 released a report aimed at helping more Michiganians solve civil legal problems such as landlord-tenant issues, famil

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