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Michigan’s Mental Health Courts: The New Face of Justice 2

  Thanks for joining us again for the second installment on Michigan’s Mental Health Courts. In part one we broke down exactly what a Mental Health Court was, and the purpose it served in the criminal justice system. Moving on, we are going to take a look at how this particular treatment court works, and […]

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Michigan’s Mental Health Courts: The New Face of Justice 1

  Just days ago we published an article on our drunk driving website about Michigan’s Veteran courts and what a wonderful difference they are making in the lives of retired soldiers in our state. While discussing that subject we were reminded that the Veteran Courts are only part of a system of Courts all over […]

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Technology & Law Enforcement: When Does Help Become Harm?

  We live in an age of almost constant technological evolution. With every passing day, new software is developed. A new app is made available. A new technology hits the market. This constant changing and updating of technology has an enormous impact on criminal activity all over the world. This in turn has a direct […]

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Federal Appeals Court Sends Flint Water Lawsuit To State Court

The Flint water crisis has received national attention for over a year now via social media and standardized media outlets. People have created memes to raise awareness, staged protests and even celebrities have voiced their opinions and donated money. The people of Flint however, are not waiting for the rest of the country to speak […]

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Judge Dismisses Misconduct Charge For Todd Courser

  We have been following the case of Michigan House Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat since it first became public knowledge. In addition to the scandal that erupted around their illicit affair, there was the fallout from Courser’s botched attempts to mislead the public by forcing an aide to release falsified emails. This led […]

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The Color of Your Collar: Does Class Affect Crime?

  Most people have heard the terms “white collar crime” and “blue collar crime.” But what exactly does that mean? In this article we will be taking a look at how the type of crime committed is often assumed to be linked to one’s social status, and whether or not that has any impact on […]

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Twice Deported Man Arrested For Murder in Michigan

  A drunk driving case has been settled for 43-year-old Raul Perez, an illegal immigrant to the U.S. who has been deported on two separate occasions before. However, as Kent County, Michigan District Court Judge Steven Timmers said to him when he appeared in court for an unrelated murder charge, “This is probably the least […]

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Could Dunnings Avoid Prison Despite His Felony Conviction?

It has been more than four months since former Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III resigned from office in the wake of a sex crime scandal. Having been arrested and charged with pandering, prostitution and misconduct in office, he later accepted a plea bargain that got rid of similar charges in other counties and reduced […]

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Michigan’s New Medical Marijuana Legislation

  Ever since Michigan legalized medical marijuana in 2008, there have been more questions than answers when it comes to interpreting the law. That has finally changed. A little over a month ago, Governor Snyder signed into law a package of bills that aim to clear the haze on this topic. From “medibles” to dispensaries, […]

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Parents in Prison – 2 Days of Love and Reconciliation

  Incarcerated parents suffer as a result of being away from their children. They miss out on the joy and satisfaction of being a mom or dad. They miss out on milestone moments, and on the small pleasures of everyday life with a child. Sure, parenting is hard and sometimes very frustrating, but it is […]

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