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Conference Begins Today!

The long awaited 2018 Annual Conference begins today!  Please click on the picture below to access all the information you will need for this year's Conference.  Please note that not all materials for the presentations are available online, as this year hard copies will be distributed to you.

By |2018-08-19T13:20:09+00:00August 19th, 2018|News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Conference Begins Today!

Article on MJA Executive Board Member and Bylaws Committee Chair Hon. Janice K. Cunningham

  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

By |2018-07-09T18:24:34+00:00July 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Article on MJA Executive Board Member and Bylaws Committee Chair Hon. Janice K. Cunningham

2018 Annual Conference Materials Now Available

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 [...]

By |2018-06-25T15:58:09+00:00June 25th, 2018|News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on 2018 Annual Conference Materials Now Available

New Legislation Aimed at Harassment of Judges

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 [...]

By |2018-05-14T19:49:55+00:00May 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on New Legislation Aimed at Harassment of Judges

April 2018 Op-Ed Article on Criticism of Judges

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!

By |2018-04-19T20:03:40+00:00April 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on April 2018 Op-Ed Article on Criticism of Judges

Article on Unfair or Unjust Criticism of Judges

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 [...]

By |2018-03-21T20:15:43+00:00March 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Article on Unfair or Unjust Criticism of Judges

Michigan Human Trafficking Commission 2018 Spring Conference

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 [...]

By |2018-03-05T23:44:17+00:00March 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Michigan Human Trafficking Commission 2018 Spring Conference