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Court Ruling Against Gay Marriage Could Cause Legal ‘Chaos’

A decision is expected by late June in cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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Chief Justice Supports Pay Raises, Bill To Change Process

Legislators set salaries for Supreme Court justices, who make $164,610. Appeal and trial judges’ pay is based on a percentage of justices’ salaries. They earn between around $138,000 and $151,000.

CBS Detroit–05/12/2015

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer of Hazel Park have brought suit in U.S. District Court in Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Arguments Made On Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Judges

Both sides have made their case to the Supreme Court on gay marriage and now it’s up to the justices.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015


Supreme Court Hears Historic Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

Justice Anthony Kennedy asked skeptical questions of both sides as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay couples to marry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

A candlelight vigil was held on the steps of the state capitol in Lansing Monday night, in support of marriage equality (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Advocates Of Same-Sex Marriage Host Candlelight Vigil In Lansing

Crowds gathered outside the State Capitol in Lansing on Monday as demonstrators showed support at a candlelight vigil for the approval of same-sex marriage in the state, as could be decided on by the Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Same-Sex Couples Married In Michigan Celebrate Anniversaries

About 300 marriages took place in four Michigan counties where clerks chose to open their doors to accommodate couples.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2015

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.


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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