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  • Canadian native hopes to become a prosecutor

    July 26, 2016

    By Sheila Pursglove Legal News Matt Makepeace travels in two countries to pursue his law studies commuting over the Ambassador Bridge from Amherstburg, Ontario, to Wayne State University Law School in downtown Detroit. "On a good day it

  • Appeals court says no parole for teens rests with judges, not juries

    July 26, 2016

    DETROIT (AP) - A special panel at the Michigan appeals court says judges - not juries - must decide whether someone under 18 gets life in prison without parole. It's a major decision that settles conflicting opinions by other panels at the appeals

  • No-parole sentence sought for oldest juvenile lifer

    July 26, 2016

    By Ed White Associated Press DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit-area prosecutor said last Friday she'll seek another no-parole sentence for a 71-year-old man who is the oldest so-called juvenile lifer in the Michigan prison system. Sheldry Topp has

  • Patriot Week Foundation launches Library Initiative

    July 26, 2016

    The Patriot Week Foundation is launching its First Annual National Library Initiative to be held from Sept. 11-17 in conjunction with a grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation. More than 20 metropolitan Detroit area library branches in Wayne,

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