Public has right to walk along Great Lakes beaches, court rules TRAVERSE CITY -- People can stroll along Michigan's 3,200 miles of Great Lakes beaches whether owners of adjacent private property like it or not, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a case that put the legality of a cherished tradition to the test, the court unanimously sided with Joan M. Glass, an Alcona County woman who sued a neighbor over access to the Lake Huron waterfront. http://www.detnews.com/2005/metro/0507/30/metro-264320.htm NOTE: FILED JULY 29, 2005 JOAN M. GLASS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v No. 126409 RICHARD A. GOECKEL and KATHLEEN D. GOECKEL, Opinion: http://courts.michigan.gov/supremecourt/Clerk/Opinions-04-05-Term/126409.pdf Wanna kill these ads? We can help!