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Joseph Corlett of Lake Orion is shown with a copy of his writing assignment while watching the Van Halen video "Hot for Teacher." (Tim  Thompson/Courtesy The Oakland Press)

Appeal Planned In Dispute Over ‘Hot For Teacher’ Essay

A former Oakland University student who was suspended for writing about his attraction for a teacher is trying to keep his lawsuit alive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Student Suspended Over ‘Hot For Teacher’ Essay Sues Oakland University

A man suspended from Oakland University for writing about his attraction to teachers has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $2 million and four credits for the class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Teacher Says She Lost Job Over Gay Club

A former teacher is suing a central Michigan school district that did not renew her contract following a dispute over a poster raising awareness for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

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Michigan Ministers Sue To Stop US Hate Crime Law

A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati is taking up the claim of three Michigan ministers that a federal hate crime law infringes on their First Amendment rights and should be declared unconstitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

Rev. Terry Jones taken into custody after refusing to pay a $1 bond set by Dearborn judge in 'Peace Bond' case. (WWJ's Mike Campbell)

Pastor Jones Returns To Protest

A week after a court order shuts down a Controversial Florida Pastor’s protest at a Dearborn mosque he returns, with a protest scheduled for Friday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2011

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