Justices impact laws as interpreters

On October 27, 2012, in News, by admin

Battle Creek Enquirer There is a great deal at stake in this November election. Of course, the top of the ticket — the president, Congress and state Legislature — gets most of the attention. But it’s important to remember that our state’s laws and fair treatment for residents under the law is also on the […]

Stateside: Justice Markman on balance, reelection

On October 25, 2012, in News, by admin

Michigan Radio Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman is running for reelection in November. Markman, appointed Justice in October of 1999 continued to win reelection two subsequent times. Markman spoke with Cyndy Canty about the role of the Supreme Court in today’s society and what he views as balanced justice. During Markman’s twelve years on the […]

Saginaw Area Leaders Endorse Justice Stephen Markman

On October 22, 2012, in News, by admin

Saginaw, Mich. – A bipartisan group of leaders of Saginaw’s legal community announced their support for the reelection of incumbent Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman. These endorsements included Saginaw County Prosecutor Michael Thomas; Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Borrello; Saginaw County Chief Circuit Court Pro Tempore Judge Fred Borchard; Saginaw County Chief Probate Judge […]

Candidates for Supreme Court visit Jackson Courthouse, calling themselves ‘rule of law’ judges

On October 22, 2012, in News, by admin

By Danielle Salisbury | MLive.com JACKSON, MI – Calling themselves “rule of law” judges, two Michigan Supreme Court justices and a candidate for the court touted on Monday the importance of making decisions based on statutes and not personal opinions or affiliations. “Whether we agree with the statutes or don’t agree doesn’t matter. It is […]

The Lansing State Journal Endorses Justice Stephen Markman

On October 22, 2012, in News, by admin

We are honored and pleased to announce that the Lansing State Journal has endorsed Justice Stephen Markman for the Michigan Supreme Court. “Markman, likewise, benefits from incumbency and experience, with 13 years on the high court. The board appreciated his candid acknowledgment that political contributions from attorneys, though limited to $100, could create an appearance […]

Michigan Truth Squad Calls Flagrant Foul on Michigan Democratic Party for Supreme Court TV Attack Ads

On October 15, 2012, in News, by admin

Originally posted by the Michigan Truth Squad Michigan Democratic Party – Michigan Supreme Court TV ads Who: Michigan Democratic Party Featured Material: Web/TV ads Truth Squad call: Flagrant Foul QUESTIONABLE STATEMENTS: “After my daughter, Lily, was killed at the hands of a child abuser, I vowed to spend my life protecting children. I know how […]

Letter: Justice Stephen Markman is best for Michigan Supreme Court

On October 15, 2012, in News, by admin

By Community Voice | Saginaw News Letters I am pleased to endorse Justice Stephen Markman for re-election to the Michigan Supreme Court. Over his several years on the Michigan Supreme Court his decisions have reflected his scholarly constitutional expertise. Further, they have been based on the law rather than upon personal, moral or political views. […]

The Detroit News Endorses Stephen Markman for Michigan Supreme Court

On October 9, 2012, in News, by admin

We are honored and pleased to announce that one of Michigan’s leading newspapers, The Detroit News, has endorsed Justice Stephen Markman for the Michigan Supreme Court. “It is essential that Markman be returned to the court. He is widely respected for his intellect and scholarship. He has had a distinguished legal career, including stints as […]