On January 30, 2012, the Michigan Supreme Court denied 50 applications for leave to appeal and five motions for reconsideration. The Court vacated the September 2, 2010 judgment of the Court of Appeals and remanded Mitchell v. State Employees’ Retirement System, Case No. 141909, back to the State Employees’ Retirement Board for reconsideration of petitioner’s request for benefits in light of Nason v. State Employees’ Retirement System, 290 Mich App 416 (2010). Additionally, the Court remanded the case of People v. Lackey, Case No. 143758, back to the Saginaw County Circuit Court, for a determination whether the defendant was properly awarded good-time and “trustee days” credit. If necessary, the trial court was ordered to issue an amended Judgment of Sentence reflecting the proper sentencing credit and directed to forward a copy of the amended Judgment to the Michigan Department of Corrections.
The Court also vacated three Court of Appeals’ opinions and remanded the cases back to that court for further consideration. Read more »