United States Courts
The Constitution gives Congress the power to create federal courts other than the Supreme Court and to determine their jurisdiction. It is Congress, not the judiciary, that controls the type of cases that may be addressed in the federal courts
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the federal district court with jurisdiction over the eastern portion of the State of Michigan. It was established by an act of Congress on December 23, 1863, when the District of Michigan was split into two judicial districts - the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. The Eastern District's headquarters is Detroit, with divisional offices in Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, and Port Huron.
U.S. Probation Department - Eastern District of Michigan
The United States Probation Department for the Eastern District of Michigan is a component of the United States Courts, and is responsible for community corrections. We are committed to maintaining a diverse organization that provides factual investigations, quality supervision and support services to the United States Courts System.