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Court Schedules Arguments On Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled arguments on Michigan’s affirmative action ban.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2013

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Ban On Affirmative Action Will Be Before Court In Fall

Voters approved the ban on affirmative action in 2006, but opponents to the ban filed suit saying that it’s unconstitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Mich. AG Seeks Review Of Affirmative Action Ruling

Michigan’s attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling declaring the state’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions unconstitutional. Bill Schuette filed a petition Thursday with the court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2012

Students walk across the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

US Court Strikes Down Mich. Affirmative Action Ban

A federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.

11/15/2012

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Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women Iceberg

Romney is lucky that people grabbed on to the “binders full of women” comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

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U-M Law Students Rally To Support Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Curt heard verbal arguments Wednesday in the case of Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin, where affirmative action is still used in admissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Takes New Look At Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will return to the issue of affirmative action in higher education for the first time since its 2003 decision endorsing the use of race as a factor in admissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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