Stories tagged: "court"


Failed Casino Deal: Sault Tribe to Appeal $88M Lawsuit

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will appeal a recent casino-related court decision that could cost them $88 million, the tribe announced this week.

Visitors file past at the Van Gogh painting "Une Liseuse De Romans", also known as "The Novel Reader", during the Van Gogh in America exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Detroit. (Andy Morrison/Detroit News via AP)
Judge: Detroit Museum ‘Blameless’ in Van Gogh Dispute

On Thursday, a judge heard arguments over control of the painting—saying he hoped the dispute could be settled without entangling the Detroit Institute of Arts. There was no immediate decision about the future of the painting, which is still on loan to the museum as part of a rare van Gogh exhibition.

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden will be taking a seat at the Michigan Supreme Court come January. Photo: Kyra Harris Bolden
“That’s How You Catch Injustice.” Michigan’s Newest Supreme Court Justice Reflects on Representation and the Role of the Court 

Bolden, a former legislator, said she will bring a new lived experience to Michigan's highest court.

This combo of images provided by the Kent County, Mich., Jail. shows Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox. Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prosecutors are putting Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. on trial again after a jury in April couldn't reach a verdict. Two co-defendants were acquitted and two more pleaded guilty earlier. (Kent County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Judge Denies Bid for New Trial in Whitmer Kidnapping Case

A federal judge has denied a new trial request by two men convicted of conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden will be taking a seat at the Michigan Supreme Court come January. Photo: Kyra Harris Bolden
‘The stakes couldn’t be higher’: Abortion, democracy and the woman who could be Michigan’s first Black woman justice

“I did not raise my hand initially to run for Michigan Supreme Court and be pregnant,” Bolden, holding her now eight-week-old daughter Emerson, said. “That was not on my radar.”

The Michigan Supreme Court's Hall of Justice is seen, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Here’s Why the Michigan Supreme Court Race is Important 

Two spots on the Michigan Supreme Court are up for grabs on Nov. 8, and the winners will have a hand in making some big decisions.

This combo of images provided by the Kent County, Mich., Jail. shows Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox. Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prosecutors are putting Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. on trial again after a jury in April couldn't reach a verdict. Two co-defendants were acquitted and two more pleaded guilty earlier. (Kent County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Prosecutors Rest Their Case Against 2 Men in Whitmer Plot

Prosecutors rested their case Thursday against two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.