FLINT, Mich. (Great Lakes News) – Federal courthouses throughout much of Michigan will be closed on Monday.
The District Court for Eastern Michigan closed its doors on Monday to remember late Judge Marianne O. Battani.
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The district includes federal courthouses in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint and Port Huron.
The Detroit News reports the 77-year-old died Thursday at her home in Oakland county after a long illness.
The court’s public information officer says the court is closed especially for someone like Judge Battani, who had a long and distinguished career.
Any cases originally planned for today will be rescheduled.