ACLU Wants Battle Creek To Drop Anti-Panhandling ProposalsThe commission was presented with possible ideas such as creating laws to curb loitering and aggressive begging citywide.
Federal Agencies To Investigate Actions Of The State In Flint Water CrisisThe U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- will look into the state's actions after an unknown number of Flint residents were poisoned by lead in their drinking water.
Lawsuit Filed Over Flint's Water Problems Seeks CompensationResidents poisoned by lead-laced water in Flint have filed a class action lawsuit against the Governor and the city of Flint.
Lawyer: Judge No Longer Ordering 'Pay-Or-Stay' SentencesAn attorney for Judge Gerds acknowledged that the judge has made mistakes.
ACLU Seeks End To Birmingham Movie Theater's Policy Barring TeensThe American Civil Liberties Union's is calling on a movie theater executive to end a policy the civil rights group says discriminates.
Groups: End Police Confiscation Of Assets If No ConvictionThe ACLU of Michigan and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy released a report Tuesday calling for a ban against civil forfeiture ...
ACLU Seeks Order Banning 'Pay Or Stay' Sentences In Detroit AreaThe ALCU said the judge created "a two-tier system of justice: persons of means pay money and remain free, whereas poor people who are unable to pay go to jail."
ACLU Protests Catholic Hospital's Decision To Deny SterilizationA spokesman says the company follows the "ethical and religious directives" of the Catholic church.
Michigan Jail Can't Reject Inmate Mail From ACLU, Court SaysThe ACLU filed a lawsuit after it got no response to two dozen letters sent to inmates.
Appellate Attorney: Some Lawyers Push Teens Toward Guilty PleaLaurel Kelly Young, an appellate attorney, said some lawyers push their young clients toward a guilty plea.
ACLU: Michigan Judge's 'Pay Or Stay' Sentence Policy Is Creating Debtors' PrisonThe American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a judge known for sending poor people to jail if they can't immediately pay fines.
Juvenile Lifers: Michigan Ranks Among Top For Sentencing Teens To Life In Prison"There are precious few in the community to help people make the adjustment in the real world."