NLG files amicus in support of Judge Bruce Morrow

The Michigan and Detroit Chapter of the NLG drafted an amicus brief which we have submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court in support of progressive Wayne Circuit Court Judge Bruce Morrow in his appeal of the discipline (90 day unpaid suspension) which has been imposed on him for alleged judicial misconduct by the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission (JTC). A copy …

MICATS 3 Released From Custody on Probation

Restitution to be Determined

The legal team which the Michigan/Detroit Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild helped to assemble,  successfully guided the MICATS 3 activists through  their sentencing hearing today, March 5th, 2014.  The MICATS 3 were convicted on January 31, 2014, after a three day jury trial, of misdemeanor trespassing and felony Resisting and Obstructing Police.  After receiving the jury verdict, the trial …

New charges coming in pipeline protest case

Original Story published by the Battle Creek Enquirer  By Trace Christenson A Kalamazoo man who sat inside an Enbridge Inc. oil pipeline for a day will face new charges after a judge ruled again Monday the original charges should be dismissed. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Matt Smith said his office will file charges of resisting police against Christopher Wahmhoff. Wahmhoff, 35, of …