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MICHIGAN'S JUDICIARY 
21st CENTURY JUSTICE, 19th CENTURY SYSTEM


Local funding and a complicated structure make reforming Michigan's judiciary difficult. Despite this challenge, grass-roots reforms have helped drive change and make the gears move more swiftly and smoothly, improving service to the public.

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560 LOCAL TRIAL COURT JUDGES


242 LOCAL TRIAL COURTS


20 DIFFERENT CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS


165 LOCAL FUNDING UNITS


150 DIFFERENT COMPUTER SYSTEMS

83 COUNTY CLERKS WHO ARE NOT JUDICIAL EMPLOYEES

 

STATE POPULATION: 9,922,576

 

CASES FILED IN 2015: 3,178,620



Michigan Supreme Court FY 2017 Appropriations Review​
Learn how the Supreme Court manages tax dollars to increase access and efficiency, while improving outcomes and service to the public in Michigan trial courts.

 

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MICHIGAN'S 
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