state bar association http://michiganradio.org en State Bar Association says Michigan needs court reform http://michiganradio.org/post/state-bar-association-says-michigan-needs-court-reform <p>The <a href="http://www.michbar.org/">Michigan State Bar</a> wants to change the way the state's courts work.</p><p>A task force of judges and lawyers are recommending changes they say will save the state money.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.michbar.org/judicialcrossroads/">Judicial Crossroads Task Force</a> suggests:</p><ul><li>consolidating trial courts</li><li>giving business cases higher priority</li><li>and letting existing judges retire without replacing them</li></ul><p>Michigan has 246 separate courts and 586 judges.</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 21:30:35 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 1026 at http://michiganradio.org State Bar Association says Michigan needs court reform