Judges gather to honor one of their own


Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise Langford Morris (seated, second from right) was the Benjamin L. Hooks Legacy Day honoree on Aug. 19 at the Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit. Also taking part in the event were (seated, left to right) Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Karen Fort Hood, Wayne County 36th District Court Judge Austin Garrett, Greater New Mt Moriah Pastor Kenneth James Flowers and Oakland County 46th District Court Judge Debra Nance; along with (standing, left to right) Wayne County Circuit Court Judges Craig Strong and Mark Slavens, Oakland County 50th District Court Chief Judge Cynthia Walker, Wayne County Probate Court Judge David Braxton, Wayne County 36th District Court Judge Ruth Ann Garrett, Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Edward Jackson and Wayne County 36th District Court Judge Demetria Brue.

– Photo by John Meiu