Press Coverage from Recent Healthcare Fraud Trial Win
July 7, 2022
Laurence H. Margolis of Margolis & Cross is incredibly proud to have successfully worked on U.S. v. Bothra, et. al., in which we defended Dr. Christopher R. Russo against wrongful Healthcare Fraud and unlawful prescribing charges. Below, you can find links to read more about our monumental landslide win, and how it impacts other medical […]
April 13, 2022
From the ALCU: “The right to protest and express your opinions is one of the most basic and important rights in the United States. Protests play an important role in preserving democracy by raising awareness and bringing about change. Recognizing the historical and central importance of protests and demonstrations, the First Amendment of the U.S. […]
Michigan and Detroit lost one of its finest daughters.
August 19, 2021
Judge Karen Fort Hood, a Detroit native, former school teacher and legal trailblazer who twice broke racial barriers as the first Black woman to be elected to the Michigan Court of Appeals and chair the Judicial Tenure Commission, died Sunday. She was 68. Read the Full Article https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2021/08/16/karen-fort-hood-michigans-1st-black-appeals-court-judge-died/8158864002/ Judge Hood dedicated her life to her community and then the […]
Helpful Resource for Changes to Michigan Expungement Law
June 23, 2021
Michigan’s new expungement law (set aside conviction) went into effect on April 11, 2021. For information regarding the process, see below resources: Michigan Legal Help (Adult Conviction) Michigan Legal Help (Juvenile Adjudication) Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office – Conviction Integrity & Expungement Unit Michigan Department of Attorney General
Margolis Law Supports Wrongful Conviction Legislation
February 13, 2020
Margolis & Gallagher fully support and embrace our legislators who are trying to do the right thing and compensate those who have been wrongly convicted of a crime.
Man Electrocuted While Installing Cable On Utility Pole
April 2, 2019
The decedent, in this case, was electrocuted while installing fiber-optic cable on a utility pole. He was exposed to a 7200-volt current producing near-instantaneous loss of consciousness. See our Resents in Michigan Lawyers Weekly Vol 33, No. 21 March 25, 2019
Updated Deferred Action Guidelines.
March 1, 2017
Source I. General Information for All Requestors A. What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? Over the past several years, this Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to transform the immigration enforcement system into one that focuses on national security, public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. As the Department of […]
Administration Releases New Enforcement Priorities
February 24, 2017
See the this memo for details into the new enforcement priorities.
Medical Marijuana Patients Cannot Smoke in their Vehicles in Public Lots
November 30, 2015
The Michigan State Court of Appeals says a car is private property but parking lots generally are open to the public, and that the state’s medical marijuana law prohibits use “in any public place.” Please read about the decision below: http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/court-no-immunity-for-michigan-medical-marijuana-users-who-smoke-in-cars-in-parking-lots/36712694?utm_source=WhatCounts+Publicaster+Edition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MiLW+DA&utm_content=Decided%3a+Medical+marijuana+users+can%E2%80%99t+smoke+in+cars+in+parking+lots
Michigan Sentencing Guidelines struck down in part as unconstitutional
July 30, 2015
The Michigan Supreme Court struck down the state’s sentencing guidelines in a recent decision (People v. Lockridge), stating in part: “We conclude that the rule from Apprendi v New Jersey, 530 US 466; 120 S Ct 2348; 147 L Ed 2d 435 (2000), as extended by Alleyne v United States, 570 US ___; 133 S Ct 2151; […]