Justice Stephen J. Markman
Justice Markman was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1999 by Governor John Engler (R), and re-elected in 2000, 2004 and 2012. His term expires in 2021.
Justice Markman was appointed to head the Justice Department's Office of Legal Policy by President Ronald Reagan, and later appointed as a United States Attorney in Michigan by President George H.W. Bush in 1989. He was elected to the Michigan Court of Appeals before being appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court, and has taught Constitutional Law at Hillsdale College since 1993.
Notable environmental cases decided by Justice Markman include...
Green Gavels Rating by Case
- After Elections, Court Vacates Prior Decision to Protect AuSable Watershed
- No Tax Exemption for Car Emissions Testing Facilities
- No Eminent Domain Compensation for Highway Construction Effects
- Court Limits Standing to Prevent Bottled Water Plant from Draining Wetlands
- Court Upholds Saginaw's Ban on Hunting
- AG Not Allowed to Appeal Leaking Underground Storage Tank Case
- Beach Walking on the Great Lakes Shoreline
- No Compensation for Victims of Toxic Dioxin Exposure
- Citizens Lose Ability to Protect Environment by Challenging a Permit
- Court Limits Ability of "Any Person" to Protect Michigan's Environment
- Environmental Contamination is a Factor in Eminent Domain Valuation
- New Cranberry Farm Subject to Wetland Permits