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Mich. Supreme Court Justice Resigns

Elizabeth Weaver is resigning from the Michigan Supreme Court, the governor’s office said Thursday, just days before Republicans and Democrats select their nominees for election to the high court.

08/26/2010

Elena Kagan Sworn In

Elena Kagan was sworn in Saturday as the 112th justice and fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.

08/07/2010

Kagan Confirmed As Supreme Court Justice

Elena Kagan will become the fourth woman ever to serve as a Supreme Court justice as a majority of senators have voted to confirm her as the 112th Supreme Court justice.

08/05/2010

Cadmium Jewelry Recall – 137K Tween Pieces

Another big recall has been announced for  jewerly sold at two stores popular with pre-teen girls. About 137,000 pieces of children’s jewelry sold at Justice and Limited Too have been recalled for high levels of the toxic […]

07/13/2010

Roman Polanski Goes Free

The Swiss government declared renowned film director Roman Polanski a free man on Monday after rejecting a U.S. request to extradite him on a charge of having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl.

07/12/2010

Court: Insurance Rates Can Reflect Credit Scores

Insurance companies can use a person’s credit report to determine rates, the Michigan Supreme Court said Thursday in declaring that state regulators exceeded their authority when they banned the practice as discriminatory.

07/09/2010

Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

The owners of an Ann Arbor apartment complex will pay $82,500 to settle a lawsuit claiming the complex discriminated against African-Americans, according to the U.S. Attorney in Detroit. The Justice Department filed the suit last […]

07/07/2010

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