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Part Two The Michigan Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Judicial Branch

From: The Michigan State Constitution

Susan P. Fino

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

The judicial power of the state is vested exclusively in one court of justice which shall be divided into one supreme court, one court of appeals, one trial court of general jurisdiction known as the circuit court, one probate court, and courts of limited jurisdiction that the legislature may establish by a two-thirds vote of the members elected to and serving in each house. The judicial power is the inherent authority of courts to decide cases between contending parties, to make binding orders or judgments (Underwood v. Mc-Duffee, 1867), and to enforce final...
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