Judge Rules in Favor of Open Carry of Guns in Michigan Elementary School
Genesee County Circuit Court Judge Archie Hayman has ruled that Michigan law permits Michigan citizens that have a concealed pistol license (CPL) to openly carry a pistol or other gun at schools in Michigan. For more information: http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2015/08/judges_ruling_allows_open_carr.html#incart_river
Michigan Supreme Court Rules that Michigan Sentencing Guidelines are Advisory, not Mandatory.
People v Lockridge The court held that because “Michigan’s sentencing guidelines scheme allows judges to find by a preponderance of the evidence facts that are then used to compel an increase in the mandatory minimum punishment a defendant receives, it violates the Sixth Amendment” under Alleyne. Thus, it overruled the Court of Appeals’ decision inHerron. To remedy the constitutional flaw in the guidelines, it held that they are advisory only. “To make a threshold showing of