TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 1, 2018
The Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld a provision in Michigan’s Constitution that candidates can’t be elected or appointed at the age of 70 or older, the ABA Journal reports. The case was brought by Michigan state court judge Michael Theile, who will be 71 in 2020 and is up for reelection. The panel ruled that it must follow precedent, and two cases in the past 30 years have upheld the statute.