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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

Bits And Tidbits (03-05-2021)

Show Up To Jury Duty, Get Vaccinated (02-25-2021)

Michigan Courts Rethinking Jury Trials Post-Pandemic (02-22-2021)

Gov's Budget Includes $92.4M For Criminal Justice Reforms (02-11-2021)

Michigan's Trial Courts Face 'Substantial' Backlog Amid Pandemic (02-10-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (01-27-2021)

House To Consider 2/3 Super Majority For Lame Duck Bills (01-12-2021)

Out Of 48 Cases Last Term, Supreme Court Divided On Party Lines Twice (01-08-2021)

Gov Signs Batch Of Criminal Justice Reforms Into Law (01-04-2021)

Drunk Driving Expungement Among 6 Bills To Get Deep Sixed (01-04-2021)

Whitmer Named MIRS' 'Michigan Political Figure Of The Year' (12-07-2020)

Judiciary Would Allow Expungement For First Offense DUI (12-02-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (11-12-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (11-10-2020)

McCormack Retains Seat; Welch, Kelly In Mix For Second Slot (11-04-2020)

Dems Comprise Majority Of MSC After Election (11-04-2020)

No Word From MSC On Open-Carry At Polls (11-02-2020)

Who Knew It? Celebrity Endorsements Pouring In (10-29-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-27-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-21-2020)

Supreme Court's Order Striking Down EOs Effective Immediately (10-12-2020)

It's A 50%-44% Split For More Than One Question (10-05-2020)

GOP Justices Rule Against Gov On Emergency Powers Used During COVID (10-02-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-22-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-17-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-11-2020)

Supremes Deny Appeal In Suit Challenging Late Ballot Policy (07-31-2020)

Wrongfully Convicted Can't Get Compensation For Pretrial Detention; More Courts News (07-23-2020)

LaBrant Predicts Trump Loss Sending Republicans Into 'Political Wilderness' (07-20-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-10-2020)

$60M Eviction Diversion Program Part Of $880M Supplemental Signed Into Law (07-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (06-25-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (06-25-2020)

AFSCME 25 Backs Full Statewide Dem Slate, House Candidates (06-12-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (05-18-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (05-15-2020)

Ex-MSU Prez Charges Dismissed; GOP Appeals Redistricting Case; More Court News (05-13-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (04-20-2020)

Lawsuit Revving Up Against Motorboat Ban; Possible COVID Patient Spits In Cop's Face (04-16-2020)

79% Of MI's COVID-19 Deaths Are Those 60 And Older; More COVID-19 News (04-03-2020)

Police Want Heads Up If Called To COVID-19 Scene As MI Cases Hit 7,615, Deaths 259; More (03-31-2020)

Sheriffs Shed Jails Of No-Public Safety Risk Inmates (03-26-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (03-23-2020)

Coronavirus Numbers Hit 334 Cases (03-19-2020)

Stricter Ballot Initiative Rules Are In Michigan Supreme Court's Hands (03-11-2020)