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(MPRN-Lansing) A federal judge in Detroit says more than 360 Michigan inmates convicted as juveniles and serving sentences of mandatory life without parole must get a chance at freedom. 


A state board that guards against corruption in the gaming industry violated the constitutional rights of four jockeys who refused to cooperate with a 2010 race-rigging investigation. 

Enslen was 83 years old, he served 30 years on the federal bench


A federal appeals court says a former assistant state attorney general owes millions of dollars for stalking and harassing a gay student leader at the University of Michigan. 

Weddings were preformed after federal judge ruled Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. An injunction was issued the next day