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Unions, ACLU Sue To Block Right-To-Work Law

Labor unions and the ACLU say the state’s right-to-work law should be struck down because people were locked out of the Capitol when the bills were passed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

Sarah Mehta, an attorney with the ACLU at left with Shoshana Hebshi, right. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Racial Profiling Lawsuit Filed Over Search On 9/11 Anniversary

An Ohio woman who says she was strip-searched at Detroit Metro Airport has filed a lawsuit against an airline and federal law enforcers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

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Woman Spends Christmas In Michigan Jail For Swearing

It was a “muttering” of some choice words that landed 49-year old LaRue Ford in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

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Young Michigan Immigrants Sue To Get Right To Drive

Michigan “should let them drive so we don’t drive them away” to other states, attorney Miriam Aukerman said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

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ACLU Sues Michigan Over Highland Park’s Academic Performance

The ACLU has a lawsuit out against the state of Michigan and Highland Park for failing to ensure that students read at grade level.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

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Michigan Teacher Says She Was Suspended Over ‘Gay’ Song

The teacher has reportedly tapped the ACLU for help.

CBS Detroit–11/29/2012

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ACLU Sues County Jail Over Treatment Of Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan claims the Isabella County jail isn’t treating women inmates fairly and doesn’t allow all inmates enough time outside their cells.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

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Groups Cite Youth Confinement In 7 Mich. Counties

Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union issued a report Wednesday on solitary confinement for juveniles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

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State Senate Approves Pledge Of Allegiance Bill

All Michigan students will have a flag in the classroom and the opportunity to recite the pledge each day under new legislation.

09/20/2012

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Judge Rules Panhandling Law Violates Constitution

A state law banning panhandling in public places violates First Amendment protections for free speech and the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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