Archive for June, 2012

Firearm Rights Restoration Still Illegal

Under Michigan and Federal law, a felony conviction will not allow a citizen to possess a firearm. However, MCL §28.424 does allow for the restoration of your rights in Michigan if the Concealed Weapons Licensing Board approves.   This can be very misleading because Michigan law allows you to carry a firearm while at the […]

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Not Illegal to Have Metabolized THC in Your System While Operating a Vehicle

One June 8, 2010 the Supreme Court of Michigan decided the case People v George Evan Feezel, 486 Mich. 185; 783 NW2d 67 (2010) and held that it is not illegal to have metabolized Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – scientifically known as 11-carboxy-THC – in your system while operating a motor vehicle.   Metabolized THC occurs in […]

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New Michigan Driver’s License Appeal Policy

For those individuals who have been on a restricted license that required them to drive with an ignition interlock (II) on their vehicle will now have a new Driver’s License Appeal policy. In the event that you are going to request an Administrative Review, a paper hearing, instead of a video or in-person hearing, your […]

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New Michigan Taser Law

On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 the Michigan Senate amended MCL §750.224a with which the passing of Senate Bill 29 allows the possession and reasonable use of an Electro-Muscular Disruption device (commonly known as a “Taser”) by an individual with a valid Concealed Pistol License (CPL). The individual must be trained on the device by a […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana: People v. Anthony Orlando II

On March 20th, 2012 the Michigan Court of Appeals decided the case of People v. Anthony Orlando II, 2012 Mich. App. LEXIS 568 and held that an individual must have physically seen a physician and received the proper physician statement prior to the commission of an offense for which the Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA) may […]

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