Michigan Courts

09/13/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 09:01

Michigan Supreme Court to Hold Public Administrative Hearing September 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 13, 2017

Michigan Supreme Court to Hold Public Administrative Hearing September 20

WHO: Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court

WHAT: Public hearing on proposed amendments to administrative rules WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Hearing will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. and adjourn no later than 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Michigan Hall of Justice

Supreme Court Courtroom, 6th Floor 925 W. Ottawa Street

Lansing, MI 48915

WHY: Pursuant to Administrative Order No. 1997-11, the Court is required to open administrative matters for public comment. The agenda for this hearing includes, but is not limited to, amendments that would:

  • require the prosecution to provide reasonable notice of other acts evidence in writing 14 days before trial;

  • strike the language "and dates of birth" to protect personal information from being accessible in court records; and,

  • establish explicit rules for limited scope representation (LSR).

Find the complete agenda here. To reserve a place on the agenda, please notify the Office of Administrative Counsel in writing at P.O. Box 30052, Lansing, Michigan 48909, or by e-mail at [email protected], no later than Monday, September 18, 2017. Comments are limited to the topics listed on the agenda.

The Court broadcasts its oral arguments and other hearings live on the Internet. Watch the live stream while the Court is in session and on the bench. For media interested in video or audio recording, please see the Request and Notice for Film and Electronic Media Coverage of Court Proceedings. This form should be filed 72 hours prior to the hearing.

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