Criminal Defense Newsletter


The Criminal Defense Newsletter has been published by the Criminal Defense Resource Center on a monthly basis since 1977, and is Michigan's only defense-oriented monthly. Criminal defense attorneys regularly rate it "indispensible" to their practices. Written by attorneys, for attorneys, the Criminal Defense Newsletter typically includes: 

  • An in-depth lead article on a "hot" issue
  • Short notes on practice and procedure
  • A featured state trial court opinion
  • News about court rule changes
  • Tips about technology  
  • Public defense updates
  • Information about reports and studies
  • Profiles of individual criminal defense attorneys
  • All grants of leave and certiorari by the Michigan and United States Supreme Courts
  • Summaries of all Michigan and United States Supreme Court Opinions
  • Summaries of selected published and unpublished Michigan Court of Appeals opinions
  • Summaries of selected federal district court and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decisions
  • A calendar of training events


Recent Issues of the Criminal Defense Newsletter

Volume 44, Issue 12, September, 2021

Volume 44, Issue 11, August, 2021

Volume 44, Issue 10, July, 2021


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