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Ability to Pay

Ability to Pay

Judge John Hallacy and Judge James Brady provide an overview of ability-to-pay issues when enforcing court-ordered financial obligations. The webcast includes frequently asked questions and hypothetical scenarios.

pdf Ability To Pay flowcharts

pdf Ability To Pay presentation

 

 

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Arrest & Search Warrants Quick Reference Materials

Electronically Issuing Arrest Warrant Checklist

Issuing Arrest Warrant Checklist

 

Electronically Issuing Search Warrant Checklist

Issuing Search Warrant Checklist

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Availability of Other Criminal Quick Reference Materials

MJI is working to create more and update current criminal quick reference materials. Please note that additional criminal quick reference are available in the Criminal Proceedings Benchbooks, pdf Vol. 1 , Appendix. We will move those materials to this page in the near future.

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Controlled Substances Quick Reference Materials

Controlled Substances Penalty Table

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Crime Victim Rights Quick Reference Materials

Overview of CVRA Articles

Overview of Victim's Rights Under CVRA

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article I)

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article II)

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article III)

Table of Notification Requirements in Other Acts

 

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Criminal Case Processing

Criminal Case Processing

This video provides a deeper understanding of criminal case processing. Common terminology for such processes will be introduced.​

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Criminal Procedure - PostTrial Quick Reference Materials

Sentencing

Lockridge Flowchart

OV 4 : Scoring Circumstances Caselaw

OV 19:  Scoring Circumstances Caselaw

Statutory Offense Enhancement Table

pdf Sample Sentencing Guide

pdf Articulation of Reasons for Sentencing Departure

pdf Cobbs Hearing Memorandum

pdf Crosby Remands Quick Reference Guide

Crosby Remands Flowchart


Ability to Pay

  pdf Ability to Pay Benchcard


Swift & Sure Sanctions Act

Probation Swift and Sure Sanctions Act - Ineligible Offenses


Probation Violation

Probation Violation Flowchart (Overview)

Arraignment Checklist

Plea Checklist

Contested Hearing Checklist

Sentencing Checklist


Motion for Relief from Judgment

Motion for Relief From Judgment Checklist


 Costs

Table of General Costs

Table of Misdemeanor Offenses for Which Costs are Authorized

Table of Felony Offenses for Which Costs are Authorized

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Criminal Procedure - PreTrial/Trial Quick Reference Materials

Right to Counsel

Attorney Waiver and Appointment for Indigent Defendants Checklist  


Arraignment

Felony Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Juvenile Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Misdemeanor Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Misdemeanor Arraignment Flowchart


Preliminary Examination/Probable Cause Conference

District Court Jurisdiction Over Pretrial Proceedings

Conducting Preliminary Examination On or After 1-1-15 Checklist

Waiver of Preliminary Examination Checklist

Probable Cause Conference Checklist  


Pleas

Guilty and No Contest Plea Checklist for Felonies

Guilty and No Contest Plea Flowchart for Felonies

Guilty and No Contest Plea Checklist for Misdemeanors

Guilty and No Contest Plea Flowchart for Misdemeanors (coming soon!)

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart for Misdemeanors

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart for Felonies  


Trial

Jury Waiver/Bench Trial Checklist

Jury Trial Checklist  

 

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Felony Sentencing Update

Felony Sentencing Update

How has People v Lockridge, 498 Mich 358 (2015), changed felony sentencing? Understand Lockridge’s holding and its impact. See also the  pdf Criminal Proceedings Benchbook, Vol. 2 , Chapter 3, for more info on felony sentencing.

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Human Trafficking Overview

Human Trafficking Overview

This video presentation will help you recognize common indicators and high risk factors for human trafficking. Learn about the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Michigan human trafficking law, legal remedies for victims of human trafficking, as well as state and national trends. 

This presentation was funded by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.

pdf Human Trafficking Overview

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Immigration Issues and the State Courts

Immigration Issues and the State Courts

This video is intended to provide a basic framework for understanding immigration status, provide information about non-citizen court patrons in Michigan, and explore the kind of state court matters in which immigration or citizenship status issues may arise.

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Indigent Defense System Reform - 1/26/2017

Indigent Defense System Reform - 1/26/2017

In this recording of the MIDC and SCAO January 26, 2017 informational meeting, the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC) reviews current Michigan Indigent Defense Delivery Systems and the implementation process for MIDC’s First Four Standards.

pdf Indigent Defense System Reform 1/26/2017

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Juvenile Lifers Quick Reference Materials

Juvenile LWOP Sentencing/Resentencing Tables

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Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

This recording is from the September 2016 seminar which includes a review of the law and procedure in cases where the prosecution is requesting a mandatory life term or term of years sentence.

pdf 1. Excerpt of MJI Juvenile Justice Benchbook

pdf 2. Legal and Practical Considerations_Prof. Thomas presentation

pdf 3. Juvenile Lifer Resentencing Proceedings

pdf 4. Issues with Timing and Record Gathering

pdf 5. Resource Needs and Limitations

pdf 6. What Judges Should Expect From the Parties

pdf Post Seminar Material Time and Costs of SADO Juvenile Lifer Hearings

 

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Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication Assisted Treatment

MAT Guidelines
This recording of Dr. Corey Waller was captured at the 2016 MATCP Conference.

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Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) Quick Reference Materials

MMMA § 4 Flowchart

MMMA § 8 Flowchart

 

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Personal Protection Orders (PPOS) - An Introduction

Personal Protection Orders (PPOS) - An Introduction

This training addresses the basics of initiating, enforcing, modifying, extending, and terminating a Personal Protection Order.

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SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

SCAO In Brief:  Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

This video presentation will outline the difference between deferring the entry of a judgment of guilt and delaying sentence.

pdf SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

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SCAO in Brief: Ignition Interlock in Michigan

SCAO in Brief:  Ignition Interlock in Michigan

Have you ever wondered how Michigan’s Ignition Interlock program works and what the law says? In this webinar, you’ll learn about the ignition interlock law in Michigan’s drug/DWI statute and its companion legislation in the Motor Vehicle Code, and the history of interlocks, how they work, and requirements for a court to participate in the Ignition Interlock program in Michigan.

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SCAO in Brief: Revoking a Deferred Judgment

SCAO in Brief:  Revoking a Deferred Judgment

When a defendant violates the terms and conditions of their probation and fails to appear at their probation violation arraignment or hearing, does your court automatically revoke any deferred judgement?  This short presentation covers why a defendant has the right to a hearing before their deferred judgement is revoked.  This video is intended for judges, court administrators, and probation officers.

Revoking a Deferred Judgment

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