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​Schedule of Oral Arguments

Unless otherwise directed below, Court will convene at 9:30 a.m. in the Michigan Hall of Justice.  Counsel are required to be present at 9:15 a.m.  Counsel in cases scheduled after the [BREAK] may check in any time prior to 12:15 p.m.

April 2018 Special Session

Notice and Schedule​​

Court Community Connections Program

Oral Arguments will be held on April 25, 2018, in the Arts Center auditorium on the campus of Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.  Arguments will commence at approximately 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Kenneth Bertin v Douglas Mann (155266)


April 2018 Session

April 2018 Calendar | April 2018 Call


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

 People v Tarone Devon Washington (156283)

 People v Benjamin Michael Bentz (155361)

 People v Lovell Charles Sharpe (155747-8)

 People v Justly Ernest Johnson (154128); Kendrick Scott (154130)


 Michigan Gun Owners, Inc. v Ann Arbor Public Schools (155196)

 Michigan Open Carry, Inc. v Clio Area Public Schools (155204)


 Thursday, April 12, 2018

  In re Estate of James Erwin, Sr. (153980-1)

  North American Brokers v Howell Public Schools (155498)

  McQueer v Perfect Fence Co. (153829)

  Denishio Johnson v Curt Vanderkooi (156057-8) 



March 2018 Session

 March 2018 Calendar | March 2018 Call


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

 Patricia Merchand v Richard L Carpenter, MD (154622)

 In re Williams, Minors (155994)

 South Dearborn Environmental Improvement Ass'n v DEQ (154524; 154526)

 Susan Blackwell v Dean Franchi (155413) 


 Kerri Otto, Next Friend of Bailey Noble v Inn at Watervale (155380)

 People v Jose Garcia-Mandujano (153697)


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 TM v MZ (155398)

 Coloma Charter Twp v Berrien County (154556-7)

 People v Jonathan David Hewitt-El (155239)

 People v Christopher Allen Oros (156241)   


January 2018 Session

 January 2018 Calendar | January 2018 Call


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

 Alice M. Brown v  City of Sault Ste Marie (154851)

 People v Lonnie James Arnold (154764)

 Michael Martin v Milham Meadows 1 Ltd Partnership (154360)

 People v Tremel Anderson (155172)


 People v Carl Rene Bruner, II (154779)

 Ally Financial, Inc v State Treasurer (154668-70)

 Pontiac Bd of Trustees v City of Pontiac (154745)


thursday, January 11, 2018

 Harmony Montessori Center v City of Oak Park (154819)

 Ali Bazzi v Sentinel Insurance Co (154442)

 People v Darrell John Wilder (154814)

 People v Devaun Laroy Lopez (154566)


 People v Samer Shami (155273)

 People v Virgil Smith (156353)

 People v Ryan Lashawn Chatman (155184)  


December 2017 Session

 December 2017 Calendar | December 2017 Call *REVISED*


 Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 People v Gary Michael Traver (154494)

 In re Mardigian Estate  (152655)

 People v Lavere Douglas-Le Bryant (154565)

 Kerry Jendrusina v Shyam Mishra, MD (154717)


 People v Johnny Ray Kennedy (154445)

 Audry Trowell v Providence Hosp & Med Ctrs (154476)​

 Teri Walters v Donald Falik (154489) 



November 2017 Session

 November 2017 Calendar | November 2017 Call


 Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 People v Andrew Maurice Randolph (153309)

 Julie Pucci v 19th Judicial District Court (153893)

 People v Daniel Horacek (152567)


 Atlantic Casualty Ins Co v Gary Gustafson (154026)

 Steven Iliades v Dieffenbacher North America (154358)

 People v Edward Pinkney (154374)


 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 

 Grass Lake Improvement Bd v DEQ (154364)

 In re Hill, Minors (155152)

 Marlette Auto Wash v Van Dyke SC Properties (153979)


 AFT Michigan v State of Michigan (154117-9)

 Bruce Millar v Construction Code Authority (154437)


October 2017  Special Session

 Notice and Schedule


Court Community Connections Program

Oral Arguments will be held on October 25, 2017, in the auditorium of Cass   Technical  High School at 2501 2nd Ave., Detroit, MI 48201.  Arguments will commence at approximately 1:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

 People v Elisah Kyle Thomas (155245)


October 2017 Session

 October 2017 Calendar | October 2017 Call


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

 People v Boban Temelkoski (150643) Old MSC Courtroom-Capitol Building


 Shelby Twp. v Command Officers Assn of MI (153074) Hall of Justice


 Jessica Dillon v State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins Co (153936)

 Kimberly Marie Marik v Peter Brian Marik (154549)

 Vanessa Ozimek v Lee J Rodgers (154776)


Thursday, October 12, 2017

 People v Tia Marie-Mitchell Skinner (152448)

 People v Kenya Ali Hyatt (153081)

 NL Ventures CI Farmington, LLC v City of Livonia (153110) 


 Menard, Inc. v City of Escanaba (154062)

 People v Theodore Paul Wafer (153828)

 People v Roderick Louis Pippen (153324)


For a list of cases that are to be scheduled for oral argument in the future, along with links to the pleadings filed in those cases, please visit the "cases awaiting argument" page.


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