MI Supreme Court Weighs Forcing Lower Courts To Use Parties’ Preferred Pronouns

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer arrives ahead of a meeting with President Joe Biden and the National Governors Association in the East Room, Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  • The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a rules change to force Michigan courts to refer to attorneys and litigants by their preferred pronouns.
  • The rule change released by the Michigan Supreme Court reveals that it would allow parties and attorneys to include “any personal pronouns in the name section of the (document) caption, and courts are required to use those personal pronouns when referring to or identifying the party or attorney, either verbally or in writing.”
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