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Michigan May Continue Online Court Sessions Amid Doubts

While the new virtual world has forced the postponement of some trials
and sentencings, conducting some legal business online has worked so
well that the state’s highest court is studying ways for lower courts to
continue using Zoom for routine hearings in civil and misdemeanor cases
even after the virus is subdued.

Read more at govtech.com

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Michigan Senate, Gov. Whitmer reach deal on return-to-school bills

The agreement, waive a requirement that schools have 1,098 hours and 180
days of instruction. They must still provide the educational or course
content that would have been delivered in a typical academic year.

Read more at Click On Detroit

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New national eviction moratorium for the rest of 2020: What you need to know

The order stipulates four steps of government action, none of which call to stop evictions immediately.

Read more at c|net Personal Finance

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2 snowmobilers win key decision in lawsuit against DNR

The Michigan DNR claimed it is immune to liability. But negligent
operation of a motor vehicle typically is an exception to immunity.

Read more at WZZM13.com

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Litigation, vacant spaces: How COVID-19 is shifting commercial real estate

For some commercial properties, the pandemic created immediate cash flow challenges as tenants saw steep revenue cuts.

Read more at MiBiz

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