Judges gather


– Photo by John Meiu

Members of the Association of Black Judges of Michigan (ABJM) gathered for a meeting on Monday, April 4, at the Hotel St. Regis in Detroit. Among those attending the meeting were (seated, left to right) Wayne County 36th District Court Judge Demetria Brue, Dr. Herbert Smitherman, assistant dean of Community and Urban Health at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Oakland County 46th District Court Judge Debra Nance; along with (middle row, left to right) Wayne County 36th District Court Judges Michael Wagner, Larry Williams, Izetta Bright, Lynise Bryant-Weekes, and Pennie Millender; Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Karen Fort Hood; and Administrative Law Judge Samir Hanna; in addition to (back row, left to right) Wayne County Probate Court Judge Terrance Keith; Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise Langford Morris; Wayne County 20th District Court Judge Mark Plawecki; Wayne County Probate Court David Braxton; and Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Edward Ewell Jr.