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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 47 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 5 minutes


One-Off Episode #2

Slip and fall lawsuits are the bread & butter of lawsuit lotteries. In Michigan there is the Open & Obvious Doctrine to keep sanity in the courthouses.


 2021-11-15  28m

One-Off Episode 1

There is a public duty doctrine, but there is also governmental immunity. One applies to the police, whereas, the other applies to government employees.


 2021-11-01  40m

episode 45: E-45: Right to Bail (Part 2)

We explain why the right to bail is so critical, but highlight why "Bail Reform" is dangerous.


 2021-10-15  32m

episode 44: E-44: Right to Bail (Part 1)

The Right to Bail is a way to ensure that folks have the right to be free while awaiting trial, or alternatively, are incarcerated to protect the public until their trial.


 2021-10-01  34m

episode 43: E-43: Double Jeopardy (Part 4)

Double Jeopardy places certain restrictions on the government, thus minimizing repeat trials against a criminal defendant, until the Prosecutor eventually wins the case.


 2021-09-15  40m

episode 42: E-42: Double Jeopardy (Part 3)

Double Jeopardy is intended to give a criminal defendant closure after guilt or innocence has been determined. But it might not end there.


 2021-09-01  29m

episode 41: E-41: Double Jeopardy (Part 2)

Double Jeopardy prevents a second criminal trial for the same offense...or does it?


 2021-08-15  30m

episode 40: E-40: Double Jeopardy (Part 1)

Double Jeopardy protects against governmental harassment of the innocent.


 2021-08-01  27m

episode 39: E-39: Right to Jury Trial (Part 4)

We'll discuss a law firm screwing up their own lawsuit request for a jury trial; we'll talk more about a jury of your peers, and getting thrown out of political office.


 2021-07-15  24m

episode 38: E-38: Right to Jury Trial (Part 3)

Do you know when you have the right to a jury trial in administrative law matters? Criminal trials? Jury of your peers?


 2021-07-01  23m