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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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New Law Restricts Beggars In Detroit

Several Michigan cities have enacted laws on dealing with panhandlers and now, Detroit will be on the list.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

Lawsuit Seeks Michigan Auto Injury Claims Info

A coalition fighting proposed changes to Michigan’s auto insurance laws filed a lawsuit Monday seeking claims information from an association that handles medical bills for seriously injured accident victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012


Bid To End Emergency Manager Law Continues

A coalition seeking to overturn Michigan’s law granting expanded powers to emergency managers appointed to run financially struggling cities and schools is continuing its petition drive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2012

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Law School Plans To Open Immigrant Rights Clinic

The Cooley Law School clinic will address a range of issues immigrants face, from landlord-tenant disputes and unfair wage claims to problems with their immigration status.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2011

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Michigan House Approves Workers’ Comp Changes

Republicans say the measure updates Michigan’s workers’ compensation laws, reflects recent court rulings and could help crack down on fraud while encouraging injured workers to seek some type of employment when they’re able.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

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Accident Victims Protest No-Fault Insurance Changes

The Michigan legislature is considering changes to the state’s no fault insurance law. But protesters in Southfield say: “Keep your hands off”.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

Michigan House Panel OKs Auto Insurance Changes

A GOP-led state House committee has approved a proposal that would change Michigan’s auto insurance coverage requirements for people injured in accidents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

Snyder OKs Ban On ‘Partial-Birth’ Abortion Procedure

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed into law a state ban on a late-term abortion procedure already prohibited under federal law, a move abortion opponents said was needed to make it easier to prosecute cases in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011


Mich. Lawmakers Approve ‘Partial-Birth’ Abortion Ban

A proposed state-level ban on a procedure opponents call “partial birth” abortion is getting final approval in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011