legal funds Michigan Court Will Decide Whether Court Fees Are Taxes By Rick Pluta • Mar 13, 2018 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether it’s legal for judges to order defendants to pay fees and court costs. A defendant says that violates the state constitution. Listen Listening... / 0:35 Rick Pluta reports on the Michigan Supreme Court deciding whether or not it's legal for a defendant to pay legal fees. Governor Snyder Pleads His Case For More Legal Funds By Jake Neher • Mar 15, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Governor Rick Snyder’s state-funded legal contracts related to his involvement in the Flint water crisis go before a state board today. Listen Listening... / 0:33 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on Governor Snyder going before a state board for more funding for his Flint water crisis defense.