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Supreme Court


Court Rules For Insurer In Tragic Hit And Run

The Michigan Supreme Court says an insurance company doesn’t have to pay benefits in a hit-and-run case because the incident wasn’t reported within 30 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Takes New Look At Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will return to the issue of affirmative action in higher education for the first time since its 2003 decision endorsing the use of race as a factor in admissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Detroit Group Fights To Save Historic Home

The house has historical significance that dates back nearly 70 years and was at the center of one of the most important Supreme Court rulings of the 20th century.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

Same-sex couple Jeff Tabaco, left, and Thom Watson kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license Aug. 12, 2010, in San Francisco. (Getty Images)

Court Rules Against Calif. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court has declared California’s same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012

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Lawsuit Against 911 Operators Will Proceed

After hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court won’t intervene in a lawsuit that blames two 911 operators for the death of a Detroit woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012


U-M Law Professor Eyes Michigan Supreme Court Seat

A law professor who has helped convicts win freedom from prison says she’s seeking the Democratic nomination for Michigan Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012


Michigan Democrats Plan ‘Endorsement Convention’

Michigan Democrats plan to endorse their candidates for the state Supreme Court and statewide education boards on March 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Mich. High Court Reverses Rosa Parks Estate Ruling

The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision ordering a nonprofit group funded by Rosa Parks’ estate to pay money to her relatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011


Court: Can Lawsuit Against Casino Go Forward?

The Supreme Court will decide whether a lawsuit attempting to shut down a new tribal casino in southwestern Michigan can move forward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011


Court Tosses $43M Award Against Ford In Crash Case

The Illinois Supreme Court has thrown out an Illlinois jury’s $43 million award against Ford Motor Co. in a product-liability lawsuit linked to a fatal 2003 crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011