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  • State court self-help website proves popular

    October 2, 2015

    The Michigan Supreme Court recently reported a dramatic increase in the use of the Michigan Legal Help website, facilitating increased access to the state’s court system.

  • Groups push for ban on civil asset forfeiture

    October 2, 2015

    LANSING (AP) — Two groups from opposite sides of Michigan’s political spectrum want to end law enforcement’s ability to seize and take ownership of cash, homes and vehicles from people who are not convicted of crimes.

  • Enjoying the challenge of criminal defense work

    October 2, 2015

    A paralegal at Rockind Law in Southfield, Jennifer Mellas first dipped her toe into a legal career in 2003, with a job as a receptionist for a small general practice law firm in Livonia.

  • State justices won't take right-to-read lawsuit

    October 2, 2015

    HIGHLAND PARK (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in a lawsuit that blames the state for poor reading skills of students in Highland Park.

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