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Bridget Mary McCormack (D)

Chief Justice

Born: January 10, 1969
Term: January 1, 2021
Phone: 5173730128


Trinity College; New York University Law School


Prior to her election to the Michigan Supreme Court, Justice McCormack served as a professor at the University of Michigan Law School. Justice McCormack also launched a pediatric law clinic and founded the Michigan Innocence Project - the first innocence project in the country to focus on non-DNA cases.

Additional Information

AG On Appearance Before Supremes: 'It Was Fun' (11-06-2019)

Removing 70-Year-Old Age Limit On Michigan Judges Return To House (10-18-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (10-10-2019)

Schuette Passing On Supreme Court Bid (10-02-2019)

Zahra Laments Loss Of 'Rule Of Law' Court As Schuette Considers Return (09-20-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (09-17-2019)

Gov Convenes State Agency Task Force Aimed At Opioids (08-21-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (07-30-2019)

Supremes: Defendants Can't Be Sentenced For Acquitted Crime (07-29-2019)

Supremes: Border Agents Who Stole Are Public Officers (07-25-2019)

Task Force Begins Work On Reducing Jail, Pretrial Incarceration (07-24-2019)

Genesee Drain Commissioner's Suit Continues After Supreme Court Decision (07-18-2019)

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Adopt-And-Amend Tactic (07-17-2019)

Man Gets New Trial In Murder Case, Supremes Order (07-17-2019)

Two Convicted Sex Offenders To Get New Trials, Supremes Say (07-11-2019)

McCormack Urges Lawmakers To Act On New Local Court Funding Scheme (07-10-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (06-14-2019)

Macomb County Retirees Lose Appeal Over Unaltered Lifetime Health Care Benefits (05-30-2019)

Trust Money Isn't Automatically Considered For Medicaid Eligibility (05-09-2019)

Three Branches Of Gov't Unite Criminal Justice Data Collection, Reform Effort (04-17-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (02-21-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (02-14-2019)

A Conversation With Chief Justice Bridget McCormack (02-13-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (02-11-2019)

Video Conferencing, Judgeship Reductions Saves State $65M Since '11 (01-29-2019)

Supremes Hear DOC Employees' Arguments Over Job Reclassification (01-23-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (01-16-2019)

McCormack Elected Chief; Viviano Named Chief Pro Tem (01-09-2019)