The Michigan Supreme Court issued a public rebuke, via a letter, directed to a former justice. The former justice allegedly secretly recorded the justices during the deliberation process and has selectively released transcripts of the conversations. Thanks to How Appealing for the story. Articles can be viewed at the following links:
- Detroit News "Michigan Supreme Court criticizes ex-Justice Elizabeth Weaver"
- Detroit Free Press: "Former justice Elizabeth Weaver censured for airing deliberations"
- WJMN TV: "Mich. court criticizes ex-justice"
- Michigan Public Radio: "A "truly a sad day" - Michigan Supreme Court censures former justice" and HERE.
The letter was signed by five justices. A sixth justice did not sign the letter because she felt it inappropriate to do so without a formal proceeding. The letter is below: