Tag: court

The Kalamazoo County courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo

November 11, 2020

The courts have adjourned due to the rise of COVID cases in the county.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

October 13, 2020

The state Supreme Court has denied the governor’s request to delay its ruling that invalidates her emergency powers.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

October 9, 2020

The state’s top court struck down the governor’s emergency powers. Now officials wonder what effect that could have on COVID efforts.

a man in a grocery store wearing a face mask

October 5, 2020

In a 4-3 decision, Michigan’s top court rules that the governor doesn’t have the power to issue executive orders meant to curb the coronavirus.

the Kalamazoo County Courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo.

September 15, 2020

Jury trials have been on hold since March due to concerns about spreading COVID-19.

a gym with weights

June 29, 2020

The governor is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that gyms should be allowed to reopen. One study indicates they may be safe to do so.

the Kalamazoo County Courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo.

June 29, 2020

Restrictions on in-person hearings and face-to-face meetings is making it harder for Kalamazoo County’s indigent defense attorneys.

a row of empty treadmills

June 26, 2020

Gym owners are in limbo after a last-minute ruling that gyms should not reopen Thursday.

a woman lifts weights in a gym

June 22, 2020

A federal judge has ruled that the governor failed to show scientific reasoning for requiring gyms to remain closed.

the Kalamazoo County Courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo.

June 4, 2020

Courts will resume in-person business June 8 in first phase of reopening.