Michigan Constitution

Court: Mich. Panhandling Law Violates Free Speech

The appellate opinion says the law “would chill a substantial amount of First Amendment-protected activity.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

U.S. Supreme Court (istockphoto)

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

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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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

Firefighters prepare for training exercise. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Training Exercise Sheds Light On Perils Of Firefighting

The exercise was aimed at garnering support for firefighters whose union says it is necessary to make collective bargaining part of the Michigan Constitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

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