Criminal Justice

Peter Ruark: It’s time to eliminate ‘debtor’s jail’ and pass bail...

The Michigan League for Public Policy first began in 1912 as the Michigan Conference of Charities and Corrections. Led by social workers, the Conference...

U.S. Supreme court justices seem split on redistricting case

WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court justices appear divided over the role courts should play in cracking down on partisan gerrymandering states across the country. The...

What’s next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to...

Updated, 12:34 p.m. 3/26/19 and 9:21 p.m. 3/29/19. For years, environmentalists have called to shut down a 66-year-old oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac....

Hammoud says foe’s criticism of his alcohol-limit bill rooted in Islamophobia

State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud’s bill package lowering Michigan’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold has drawn sharp criticism from a Democratic political foe. Brian Stone...

Meet the ‘ridiculously well-sourced’ Michigan journalist at the heart of the...

While President Donald Trump falsely claims that he’s “totally exonerated” by a four-page summary saying there’s no evidence that his administration colluded with Russia,...

AG creates new Elder Abuse Task Force

Attorney General Dana Nessel and two Michigan Supreme Court justices on Monday announced a new task force dedicated to investigating the abuse of seniors. Nessel,...

GOP celebrates AG’s summary of Mueller report, Dems want full report...

WASHINGTON —  Attorney General William Barr’s conclusions of the long-awaited report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller have Republicans declaring victory for President Donald Trump,...

Nessel on MSNBC: State AGs will use ‘every tool’ to make...

Michigan's Dana Nessel, who was one of 17 state attorneys general to sign onto a statement urging Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report to be made...

DeVos under fire from Michigan Dems over school sexual assault policy

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing intense criticism from congressional Democrats and advocacy groups as she prepares to overhaul how schools...

Michigan joins 17 AGs in urging release of Mueller report

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted on Friday to U.S. Attorney General William Barr his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Michigan Attorney...

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