Michigan May Allow Evidence of Past Family Strife

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http://www.detnews.com/2003/politics/0308/12/a01-242835.htm Michigan is considering laws and evidentiary changes that could have a significant impact on how domestic violence cases unfold, the Detroit News reports. The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a change that would give prosecutors more leeway to present other acts of violence in domestic abuse cases. It will accept public comment until November. At the same time, the Michigan Senate is considering a bill that would allow hearsay in domestic violence trials, such . . .

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