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State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker says arrest records should be cleared in cases where someone is falsely accused of a crime. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Kids in Michigan might get a new way to keep their criminal records clean. A bill in the state Legislature would let juveniles who meet certain requirements have their criminal record expunged – if they complete a rigorous school program. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, The Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court has awarded more than three million dollars in grants to circuit courts across the state. It’s to help pay for the Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program, an intense probation supervision program in the state. 

Food Conditions Still An Issue In Michigan Prisons

May 11, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s attempts to privatize prison food services is still running into problems. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court convened in Lansing this week. 

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