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Anyone know of any good MI court cases involving standing?


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To have standing, a plaintiff must first have suffered an injury in fact, which is an invasion of a legally protected interest that is concrete and particularized, and actual or imminent, rather than conjectural or hypothetical.[70] Second, there must be a causal connection between the injury and the complained of conduct.[71] And third, it must be likely, as opposed to merely speculative, that the injury will be redressed by a favorable decision.
Lee v. Macomb Co. Bd. of Comm'rs, 464 Mich. 726, 739, 629 N.W.2d 900 (2001),quoting Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife, 504 U.S. 555, 560-561, 112 S.Ct. 2130, 119 L.Ed.2d 351 (1992) (citations omitted).

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Lansing Sch. Ed. Association v Lansing Bd. of Ed., 487 Mich 349, 372, 792 NW2d 686 (2010) (LSEA):

http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?q=Lansing+Sch.+Ed.+a$$%27n+v+Lansing+Bd.+of+Ed.,+487+Mich+349,+372,+792+NW2d+686+(2010)+&hl=en&as_sdt=6,47&case=10859180861790642104&scilh=0

 

[A] litigant has standing whenever there is a legal cause of action. Further, whenever a litigant meets the requirements of MCR 2.605, it is sufficient to establish standing to seek a declaratory judgment. Where a cause of action is not provided at law, then a court should, in its discretion, determine whether a litigant has standing. A litigant may have standing in this context if the litigant has a special injury or right, or substantial interest, that will be detrimentally affected in a manner different from the citizenry at large or if the statutory scheme implies that the Legislature intended to confer standing on the litigant. [Id.]

 

 

Bowie v Arder, 441 Mich. 23, 43, 490 NW2d 568 (1992), quoting 59 Am Jur 2d, Parties, § 30, p 414 (1987 ed).

http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=5950217250232157883&q=Bowie+v+Arder,+441+Mich.+23,+42,+490+NW2d+568+(1992),+&hl=en&as_sdt=6,47

 

[o]ne cannot rightfully invoke the jurisdiction of the court to enforce private rights, or maintain a civil action for the enforcement of such rights, unless one has in an individual or representative capacity some real interest in the cause of action, or a legal or equitable right, title, or interest in the subject matter of the controversy. This interest 43*43 is generally spoken of as "standing" .... [59 Am Jur 2d, Parties, § 30, p 414.] (emphasis added.)

 

 

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