Weird Laws on the Books in Michigan?

I found this story at Here are a few of the weird things that are illegal: Birmingham • Have promiscuous sex. Clawson • Throw snowballs. • Allow homosexuals into bars. Detroit • Loiter in the morgue. • Bring into the city any person with a communicable disease, such as the flu or sexually transmitted diseases, without the approval of the health director. Dearborn Heights • Operate a fitness center

iPhone Jailbreaking/Unlocking Declared Legal

I know this seems like a bizarre story to post, but there are a lot of iPhone fanboys out there who I figured would get a kick out of this story. By Neil Hughes Published: 11:40 AM EST The U.S. government on Monday announced new rules that make it officially legal for iPhone owners to “jailbreak” their device and run unauthorized third-party applications. In addition, it is now acceptable to unlock

Michigan Supreme Court Changes the Rule on Child Pornography

MUSKEGON COUNTY — The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of former Egelston Township Treasurer Brian Lee Hill for “producing” child pornography, a 20-year felony, by downloading it off the Internet and burning it onto compact discs for his own use. Instead, the proper conviction should have been possession of child porn, a 4-year felony, the high court ruled. The decision reversed a 2006 pretrial ruling by the Michigan

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Last week a current client sent us this email: “Sent: Jul 19, 2010 3:42 PM Subject: THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!  I mean it, Neil. U truly are my saving grace in this crazy mess. I don’t know what I’d do without you. My parents/family/friends thank u too.” From all of us at NRPC: You are welcome! It is a fantastic feeling knowing that we are out there each and everyday

Colin A. Daniels in the News

“Terrence Anthony-Thomas Cato faces sentencing for one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct with force or coercion, a two-year felony, one count of aggravated assault and one count of disorderly person obscene conduct. Southfield attorney Colin Andrew Daniels of Neil Rockind PC is counsel of record for the defendant.” via The Examiner You have got to love the media…they left out the most important part: the Criminal Sexual Conduct count (the

Colin A. Daniels in the News

“In People vs. Ditz, the defendant is charged with one count of possession of a weapon in jail, one count of operating while intoxicated, and one count of possession of a firearm while under the influence. Southfield attorney Colin Andrew Daniels of Neil Rockind PC is counsel of record for the defendant, Joseph Frederick Ditz, Jr.” via The Examiner Update: After numerous discussions with the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office regarding the felony

Neil Rockind in the News

Inmate Killed During Attempted Prison Break An inmate serving life in prison for killing five people was fatally shot Thursday while trying to escape with two other convicted murders from a northern Michigan prison, authorities said. Seth Privacky, 30, was killed by a corrections officer at the Kinross Correctional Facility in Kincheloe, about 275 miles north of Detroit, the state Department of Corrections said. The other two inmates surrendered. The

City: No Medical Marijuana Businesses

WESTLAND, Mich. — Westland’s City Council unanimously approved a proposal Monday to adopt an ordinance that would ban medical marijuana businesses. The ordinance would ban dispensaries from operating within the city. Michigan approved medical marijuana in 2008, allowing patients who have been issued an identification card to cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants and possess up to 2.5 ounces of the drug. Patients are also allowed to purchase marijuana from

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