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MICHIGAN LAW IN THE NEWS

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Michigan Supreme Court won’t upset major ruling on prisoner rights

The Michigan Constitution says “no person shall be denied the equal protection of laws” when receiving a public service.

The Michigan Supreme Court has cleared the way for prisoners to sue the Corrections Department for alleged civil rights violations.
Read more at The Detroit News
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No guaranteed savings under new Michigan auto law

Michigan motorists will be required to buy significantly more liability coverage under the new auto insurance law.

Michigan motorists will be required to buy significantly more liability coverage under the new auto insurance law, and there are no assurances those extra costs will not offset reductions the law requires in the personal injury protection (PIP) portion of motorists' premiums, according to a top insurance industry executive.

Read more at The Detroit Free Press
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Michigan starts writing rules for adult-use marijuana industry

Without a license system, “gray market” businesses have sprung up in Michigan Regulators have started drafting rules for the industry.

The Bureau of Marijuana Regulation has begun drafting rules and arranging staff internally to process license applications, said Andrew Brisbo, director of the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation.
Read more at mLive.com