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Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Hazel Park Couple: ‘We Are Looking Forward To Winning Marriage Equality In The U.S.’

Exciting, thrilled and overwhelming are the words used by April Deboer and Jayne Rowse as they described how they feel, knowing the country’s highest court will decide the gay marriage issue that they helped propel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Supreme Court Settles Unusual Birthday Question

Under English common law, a new age is recognized on the day before a birthday, but the state Supreme Court says that won’t be followed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

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Michigan Couple Ready To Appeal To Supreme Court In Same-Sex Marriage Case

In an appeal filed Monday on behalf of Detroit-area nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the justices are being asked to overturn a lower court ruling that upheld laws opposing same-sex marriage in Michigan, and three other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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Supreme Court Appeal Next In Gay Marriage Case

A lawyer for two Detroit-area nurses who challenged Michigan’s ban on gay marriage says they’ll next go to the U.S. Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

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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

Leon Echols (credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

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

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