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SPB Agenda 1-28-14 (doc) 

The meeting will be at the State Bar Building, 306 Townsend St., Lansing. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon.

I.   Welcome and introductions. (Denise Page Hood)

II.   Discussion items:

Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Issues---update on DHS Race Equity Coalition (Lynn Jondahl and Candace Crowley)

http://www.publicpolicy.com/race-equity-coalition-documents/michigan-race-equity-coalition/

Race Equity Coalition - Project Charge (pdf)

Saginaw Demonstration Project (pdf)

Toolkit Introduction Charts 1-14-14 (pdf)

SPB REC data snapshot 1-14 (pdf)

SPB Race Equity 1-14 (docx)

III.   Reports, Updates, Information Sharing

    A.   Longer Reports

  1. LEP court rule update (Susan Reed, et al.)
    D15 Language Access Plan 2014.pdf
  1. Fees-fines-costs update (Miriam Aukerman and Libby Hines)
  2. Connecting client with wage and hour claims with advocacy resources (John Philo and David Blanchard)

    B.   Updates

On the other areas that the SPB has been following, we are inviting written reports prior to the meeting or brief oral reports at the meeting. Please let us know if you would like to give an oral report at the meeting. If you feel like you need more than 5-10 minutes for an in person report, please contact Bob Gillett at rgillett@lsscm.org. If you have written materials, please send them to Bob electronically.

  1. Michigan Legal Help Program (Linda Rexer; Angela Tripp)
    MLH at a Glance (pdf)
  2. E-filing update (Angela Tripp)
  3. Indigent Criminal Defense (Dawn Van Hoek)
  4. Miller v. Alabama---juvenile life without parole cases (Kim Thomas)
  5. Native American Issues (Jim Keedy)
  6. Pro Bono (Bob Gillett, Candace Crowley)
  7. Amicus report (Ann Routt)
    SPB LSAM Amicus Update 1-24-14 (doc)
  8. Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Project (Lorray Brown or Bob Gillett)
  9. State Bar Committee on Justice Initiatives (Candace Crowley)
  10. Immigration developments (Susan Reed)
    MIRC Issue Update - MA for USC children of International Students (pdf)
    http://youtu.be/PYTmljU-1ac
  11. Prisoner re-entry issues
  12. Other?

IV.   2014 Meeting Schedule

  • April 29 - Lansing
  • July 29 - Detroit
  • October 28 - Lansing

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