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Court ruling could mean freedom for hundreds

January 19, 2024

Court ruling could mean freedom for hundreds serving life sentences in Michigan

More than 250 people serving life prison sentences will get an opportunity for shorter terms after a major decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals.

A 2022 ruling that bars automatic life sentences for people who were 18 at the time of a murder can be applied retroactively to prisoners who are already in custody, including some who have been locked up for decades, the court said.

Read more at Detroit Free Press

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Year-End Update On The Corporate Transparency Act

January 17, 2024

Year-End Update On The Corporate Transparency Act: The Access Rule, The Criticisms And The Costs Of Implementation

The implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) as of January 1, 2024, is expected to bring about several challenges and areas of confusion for accounting and law firms that serve reporting companies.

Read more at Forbes

Defending A Client Charged With Murder

January 16, 2024

Defending A Client Charged With Murder Probably Isn't The Best Time To Catch Some Zs

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2013 deserves a retrial after his criminal defense lawyer failed to stay awake during his trial, Massachusetts’ top court ruled on Thursday.

Read more at Above The Law

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Feds are banning humorous electronic messages on highways

January 15, 2024

Electronic signs with obscure meanings, references to pop culture or those intended to be funny will be banned in 2026.

Read more at WZZM13

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