U.S. Supreme Court
Tax subsidies for 228,000 Michigan residents with health insurance through Obamacare are intact after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key component of the federal health care law.
“I believe that the traditional marriage is really God’s model for marriage. I don’t believe that government has a role in it.”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turns 82 in March, spoke to more than 3,000 people at the University of Michigan.
The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states.
“With over 35 states permitting same sex marriage, it strengthens the argument for the proponents…”
The local gay community is keeping a close eye on arguments by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning same-sex marriage.
Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?
At a hearing in Washington, the justices appeared inclined to rule that criminal defendants like Lamar Evans can’t be retried, even if the acquittal is based on legal errors.
Michigan inmates serving mandatory life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as minors may have a chance to pursue freedom rather than spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
A Michigan group has begun collecting signatures for a ballot measure requiring far more disclosure of corporate donations.