Tag Archives: assault-and-battery

87th District Court

August 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   District Court   |   0 Comments

Sentencing’s for June 2014 2014 Hon. Monte J. Burmeister A 27 year old Hersey man was sentenced on June 10, 2014, for license suspended- revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate; ordered to pay $100 in fines. A 29 year old Empire man was sentenced on June 3, 2014, for license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to […]

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Resisting and Obstrucing an Illegal Police Entry

November 29, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Under the common law, a person had a right to defend his or her home against the unlawful entry by the police.   For example, in People v Clements, 68 Mich 655 (1888) a man was convicted of resisting a county sheriff and sentenced to nine months imprisonment.  The sheriff was attempting to seize “a pair […]

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When the Government Wants to Kill You

November 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Capitalis is Latin for “regarding the head.”  Capital punishment (death penalty) is the execution of a citizen for punishment for crime. “Lop off his head!” The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.  However, capital punishment was long a penalty under English common law.  Since 1900, the U.S. Supreme Court issued […]

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82nd District Court

March 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Local Court Sentencing   |   0 Comments

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: 21 year old Houghton Lake woman, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Cort where she pleaded guilty to one count of deliver/manufacture of less than 50 grams of a controlled substance, first offense (amended from two counts of delivery/manufacture of […]

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82nd District Court

February 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Local Court Sentencing   |   0 Comments

Judge Daniel L. Sutton Recently (12/27/12) arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: 20 year old from St. Helen, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on four counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct. Bond wa set at $15,000. 35 year old from Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of larceny in […]

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