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Judge Archives

Justice Elizabeth T. Clement

Term: 2017 – 2019 Justice Elizabeth T. Clement joined the Michigan Supreme Court on November 17, 2017, becoming the 113th Justice and . . .

Justice Diane M. Hathaway

Justice Diane M. Hathaway was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 2008 and resigned in 2013. 

Justice G. Mennen Williams

Justice G. Mennen Williams was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1970 and re-elected continuously until 1986, when he could not run for re-election due to his age under state law. He served as Chief Justice of the Court from 1983 – 1986.

Justice Conrad Mallett, Jr.

Justice Conrad Mallett, Jr. was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1990 by Gov. James Blanchard (D). He was elected in 1992 and re-elected in 1994. He retired from the Court in 1998. 

Justice James Brickley

Justice James Brickley was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1982 by Gov. William Milliken (R). He was elected to the Court in 1984 and re-elected in 1988 and 1996. He retired from the Court in 1999.

Justice Patricia Boyle

Justice Patricia Boyle was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1983 by Gov. James Blanchard (D). She was elected to the court in 1986 and re-elected in 1990. Her term ended in 1998. 

Justice Elizabeth A. Weaver

Justice Elizabeth A. Weaver was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1994. She was re-elected in 2002 and resigned from the Court in 2010.

Justice Charles Levin

Justice Charles Levin was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1972. He was continually re-elected until his retirement in 1997. 

Justice Dorothy Comstock Riley

Justice Dorothy Comstock Riley was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1982 by Gov. William Milliken after having lost election to the Court that same year. She was removed in 1983 and then elected back to the Court in 1984. She served as Chief Justice from 1987 – 1991, and was re-elected in 1992. She retired in 1997. 

Justice Clifford Taylor

Justice Clifford Taylor was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1997 by Gov. John Engler (R). He was elected to the Court in 2000 and served as Chief Justice from 2005-2008. His term expired in 2008, and he was not re-elected.