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No New Hearings For Michigan Juvenile Lifers

The court’s decision Tuesday is a defeat for prisoners who had hoped to benefit from a landmark 2012 U.S. Supreme Court case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2014

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Man With Odd Sentence Stuck With Life In Prison

Prison has “saved my life, but I don’t want it to be the sum of my life,” Leon Echols said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

People wait in-line to enter the U.S. Supreme Court on April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Against Internet Television Broadcast Company Aereo

The $8 a-month service was available in cities nationwide, including Detroit, and offered networks including Fox, NBC, ABC, The CW, PBS, CBS and WADL-TV.

CBS Detroit–06/25/2014

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Supreme Court Considers Whether Police Can Search Cellphones Without Warrant

Should cops be able to look at your cell phone without a warrant? The Supreme Court is looking at this right now.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2014

People wait in-line to enter the U.S. Supreme Court on April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Attorney Vows To Fight ‘Racist’ Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling With Sit-Ins, Strikes

“We’re going to have to take the gloves off,” said George Washington, who represents BAMN.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

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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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State Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling On Miranda Rights

The state Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, overturned an appeals court ruling and upheld the conviction of Samuel Elliott.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Duggan On The Ballot, For Now

The Michigan Supreme Court has received a request to hear a case involving whether former Detroit Medical Center chief Mike Duggan can appear on the ballot in Detroit’s mayoral election.

06/14/2013

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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

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