Our very own MJA Board Member and Bylaws Committee Chair Judge Janice Cunningham was recently featured in an article in "Benchmark", the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Alumni Magazine. Titled "A Catalyst for Change", the article discusses Judge Cunningham's background and judicial philosophy and is a "must-read"! Read More
Everything you wanted to know about the 2018 Annual Conference is now available on the Conference Page of the website. Click on the picture above or from the options on the main menu to access materials such as the Conference Registration form, the Grand Hotel reservation form, the Conference FAQ Guide, and information about [...]
MJA President Judge Tracey Yokich would like our membership to be aware that the Senate Judiciary Committee will be taking up SB 973 which expands the penal code to include threats to judges, staff, and family members with the intent to interfere with the legal process. Judge Yokich and other members of the MJA [...]
The agenda and other materials for the upcoming meeting on May 15, 2018 are available by accessing the MEMBER'S AREA or by clicking on the picture below.
Please click on the picture to read this interesting article by Ottawa County Circuit Judge and MJA Outreach Committee Co-Chair Hon. Jon Hulsing. Please look for more articles each month from members of the Outreach Committee!
The agenda and other materials for the upcoming meeting on April 17, 2018 are available by accessing the MEMBER'S AREA or by clicking on the picture below.
The internet and social media can provide a medium for the rapid dissemination of incorrect or misleading information about a judge personally or about decisions a judge has made in a particular case. Social media can also provide a vehicle for harassment or even threats against a judge or the judge's family. Click HERE [...]
All the materials, including agenda and minutes, for the March 20, 2018 MJA Executive Board Meeting are now available in the Members Area or by clicking on the icon below!
The Michigan Human Trafficking Commission, together with the State Court Administrative Office Child Welfare Services Division, is pleased to announce its 2018 Spring Conference to be held on April 24, 2018 in Plymouth, Michigan. The Conference will take place at the Inn at St. John's from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The focus of [...]
Professor Jeremy Francis, a legal writing professor at the Michigan State University College of Law, is seeking judges to volunteer for the 1L oral advocacy competition. The competition is taking place between April 7 and April 12, 2018. Please click on the picture above for more details.