Michigan Supreme Court
The high court is considering rule changes that critics say will make it harder to prosecute inept or crooked judges and delay the public release of misconduct charges.
At issue is whether municipalities have the power to exert local control over what wages they pay to contractors.
Justices Zahra and Viviano try to reconcile being fair, “rule-of-law” judges with their determination to uphold convictions in sex cases. Isn’t it a justice’s duty to ensure a criminal defendant was properly convicted?