The appellate opinion says the law “would chill a substantial amount of First Amendment-protected activity.”
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled arguments on Michigan’s affirmative action ban.
Voters approved the ban on affirmative action in 2006, but opponents to the ban filed suit saying that it’s unconstitutional.
A federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.
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.
The exercise was aimed at garnering support for firefighters whose union says it is necessary to make collective bargaining part of the Michigan Constitution.