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Posted: Nov 28, 2018, 11:45 AM
A father remained responsible for more than $40,000 in unpaid child support from a 1992 paternity case because the 10-year statute of limitations for enforcing child-support orders was tolled by the trial court’s continuing jurisdiction, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Posted: Nov 20, 2018, 2:40 PM
The plaintiffs who prevailed in a Whistleblowers’ Protection Act (WPA) lawsuit could recover post-judgment attorney fees under MCL 15.364, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in a published opinion.
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Posted: Nov 14, 2018, 3:00 PM
The owners of three dogs killed by Detroit police during a marijuana raid can sue the officers who shot the dogs for civil rights violations under 42 USC §1983, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Posted: Nov 7, 2018, 10:35 AM
A former Michigan lawmaker charged with perjury is not entitled to legislative immunity or evidentiary privilege under the Michigan Constitution, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. In People v Courser (Docket No. 341817), former state Representative Todd Courser was charged with perjury. The charges stemmed from testimony Courser gave to a House Select Committee that was examining allegations that he had committed misconduct in office.
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