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2020 Jury Statistics Report Waived for 2020​
Due to the pandemic, jury activity in 2020 was minimal and the jury statistics report for these trials will not be as useful for assessing juror yield or utilization.  The next Jury Statistics Report will be due March 31, 2022, for jury activity in 2021.
(January 25, 2021)


See the steps each trial court must take to complete the 2020 Caseload Reporting​ due January 31, 2021.​

(December 17)

Latest ​Information​​​

Below is information posted in the last 5-7 days.  For additional information, see Additional Resources for Courts​.

(January 11, 2021)


A memo from Tom Boyd concerning Phase 1B of Vaccination Program for essential court personnel.​​​
(January 8, 2021)


Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases
(December 29)


A memo from Tom Boyd concerning the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines for residents of long-term care facilities​.
(December 22)








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News


Cass County Chief Judge talks COVID's impact on treatment court - Leader Publications (Jan. 23, 2021)​

Michigan appeals court denies COVID-19 a factor in sentencing - Traverse City Record-Eagle (Jan. 22, 2021)

No jury trials in 30th Circuit, Ingham County Probate Courts untli April - WILX (Jan. 21, 2021)​

Here's how to conduct court business in Muskegon County during the pandemic - MLive (Jan. 19, 2021)​

Muskegon County Courts extend furloughs and limited access on Fridays - WZZM (Jan. 19, 2021)

Opinion: Those in Michigan prisons face a humanitarian crisis during COVID-19 - Detroit News (Jan. 18, 2021)​

State Appellate Defender Office issues recommendations on Michigan Department of Corrections and COVID-19 - Legal News (Jan. 15, 2021)

City of East Lansing office closures extended due to COVID-19 - WLNS (Jan. 13, 2021)

Ingham County Probate Court urges public to prepare for vaccination of incapacitated family members - WLNS (Jan. 13, 2021)

A Michigan prison is in 'outbreak status' with 774 inmates positive for coronavirus - MLive (Jan. 12, 2021)​

Chief judge cautiously optimistic jury trials could resume in Macomb County - Macomb Daily (Jan. 12, 2021)

COVID-19 creates dangerous limbo for MI's juvenile lifers - WXYZ (Jan. 11, 2021)

Grand Rapids group rallies for extension of national eviction moratorium - MLive (Jan. 8, 2021)​

Sheriff's office to continue limiting services, visitors - Monroe News (Jan. 6, 2021)​

Genesee County District Court extends closure to public, continues hearings on Zoom until Jan. 31 - MLive (Jan. 5, 2021)

VIDEO: Chief Justice shares legal silver lining of COVID-19 pandemic - WLNS (Jan. 4, 2021)


Court says guardianship requests may rise with vaccine rollout - Legal News/AP (Jan. 1, 2021)