Court

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After a marathon sentencing hearing, Larry Nassar wants a do-over. Nassar is the former Michigan State University sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years. He wants to be resentenced; but first, he wants a new judge.


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Competent adults cannot bring emotional support animals to testify in court.


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A court says the Legislature gets to vote on a petition-initiated bill that would outlaw rules for how workers are paid on publicly funded projects.


What is legal competency?

Apr 13, 2018

It’s been a month since CMU student James Davis was found incompetent to stand trial in the shooting deaths of his parents.

In a couple months, the court will get its first report on how Davis is doing in the psychiatric facility where he’s being treated.


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The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether it’s legal for judges to order defendants to pay fees and court costs.


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