AG Schuette Files Brief Defending Michigan Gay Marriage BanMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette suggested judges come to the same finding as the U.S. Supreme Court on Michigan's affirmative action ban.
Reaction Is Swift To Supreme Court Affirmative Action DecisionOne high school student said he believes Affirmative Action should not be race-based, but a socioeconomic standard.
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.
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban"Race preferences are indeed unconstitutional in Michigan, and the people do have a right to vote on important issues in this state."
Court Schedules Arguments On Affirmative ActionThe U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled arguments on Michigan's affirmative action ban.
Ban On Affirmative Action Will Be Before Court In FallVoters approved the ban on affirmative action in 2006, but opponents to the ban filed suit saying that it's unconstitutional.
Mich. AG Seeks Review Of Affirmative Action RulingMichigan's attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling declaring the state's ban on affirmative action in college admissions unconstitutional. Bill Schuette filed a petition Thursday with the court.
US Court Strikes Down Mich. Affirmative Action BanA federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
U-M Law Students Rally To Support Affirmative ActionThe U.S. Supreme Curt heard verbal arguments Wednesday in the case of Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin, where affirmative action is still used in admissions.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
Supreme Court Takes New Look At Affirmative ActionThe 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.
Federal Court Will Look At Michigan's Ban On Affirmative Action In Gov't Hiring And School AdmissionsThe 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said that a majority of judges agreed to take the case.