The Michigan Constitution Podcast

Tony Snyder is a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan who offers a bi-monthly podcast on the Michigan Constitution. Here you will learn about each Article and its respective Sections, what they mean, and case law that has addressed how those provision are implemented in the day-to-day lives of citizens of Michigan.

https://tonysnyder.com/blog/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 27 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 hours 2 minutes

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Podcast 27: Search & Seizure (Part 1)


The MI Constitution has a provision which mirrors the US Constitution's 4th Amendment. But we give a little extra...sorta!


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 2021-01-15  34m
 
 

Podcast 26: Impairment of Contracts


When may the State of Michigan impair a contract between two private parties?


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 2021-01-01  13m
 
 

Podcast 25: Ex Post Facto (Part 2)


We will finish our conversation about Ex Post Facto laws and why substantive, versus procedural, rights are the main factor we review to determine if a law change is an ex post facto violation. We have a two prong test,


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 2020-12-15  42m
 
 

Podcast 24: Ex Post Facto (Part 1)


We are continuing our coverage of Article 1, Section 10 of the Michigan Constitution. Remember, there are technically three provisions which make up this one Section. Before, we covered Bills of Attainder. Now we're going to address Ex Post Facto laws....


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 2020-12-01  30m
 
 

episode 23: Podcast 23: Bills of Attainder


A bill of attainder occurs when the Michigan Legislature criminalizes something you did in the past, when it wasn't illegal to do it, and does not provide you with a judicial trial. This podcast will review situations where individuals believed the Leg...


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 2020-11-15  52m
 
 

episode 22: Podcast 22: Involuntary Servitude


Some make a distasteful argument that being required to do something (or not being allowed to do something) was involuntary servitude and should be prohibited under the Michigan Constitution. But none of these cases successfully won their argument.


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 2020-11-01  38m
 
 

episode 21: Podcast 21: Article 1, Section 8 Quartering Soldiers


This section of the Michigan Constitution prohibits the State of Michigan from forcibly requiring its citizens from housing soldiers.


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 2020-10-15  12m
 
 

Episode 20: The EPGA & Gov. Whitmer


We review the Michigan Supreme Court case regarding the Executive Orders issued by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer under the Emergency Powers of the Governor Act (EPGA)


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 2020-10-02  53m
 
 

episode 19: Military Power Subordinate to Civil Power


The Michigan National Guard will be subordinate to civil authorities during times of peace.


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 2020-09-15  23m
 
 

Podcast 18: Right to Bear Arms (Part 3)


The right to bear arms may be limited in some circumstances.


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 2020-09-01  23m
 
 
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