Penalty for Carrying Concealed Weapons

The penalty for carrying a concealed weapon is defined in MCL 750.227 Concealed weapons; carrying; penalty. Violation is a 5-year felony. Sec. 227. (1) A...

Possession Marijuana

This falls under MCL 333.7403(1)(2)(d) and is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than...

Prostitution Solicitation

Whether the punishment for prostitution / solicitation is a misdemeanor or felony depends on prior convictions. According to MCL 750.448 soliciting, accosting, or inviting to...

Possession Narcotics < 25 Grams

In Michigan, If you are charged with possession of narcotics < 25 grams, MCL 333.7403(2)(v), for example, this is a felony punishable by imprisonment for...

Some Bankruptcy Considerations

Only file for bankruptcy if your credit card and other dischargeable debt exceeds the value of your nonexempt assets (e.g., cash, bank accounts, tax refunds,...

Michigan Law Regarding Dog Bites

When your dog personally injures / bites a solicitor who is on your property which has a sign warning of your dog, but not prohibiting...

Copyright Protection of “Databases”

Copyright law is covered by the Copyright Act of 1976, codified at 17 USC s 101 et seq. Some pertinent sections include, Sections 101, 102...

Death Penalty – Mentally Retarded

The death penalty issue is almost too vast to narrow to a single sub-issue, but in this forum, it seems appropriate, and thus, the question...