Supreme Court http://wkar.org en Cooley Law professor breaks down Hobby Lobby ruling http://wkar.org/post/cooley-law-professor-breaks-down-hobby-lobby-ruling <p><a href="http://www.scotusblog.com/" target="_blank">The Supreme Court of the United States</a> ruled yesterday that the craft company Hobby Lobby can be exempted from paying for certain types of employee birth control. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:18:18 +0000 Mark Bashore & Melissa Benmark 56044 at http://wkar.org Cooley Law professor breaks down Hobby Lobby ruling Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action http://wkar.org/post/breaking-down-scotus-ruling-affirmative-action <p>Michigan State University law professor Phil Pucillo discusses the most recent <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">United States Supreme Court</a> ruling involving affirmative action. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:39:43 +0000 Current State 38144 at http://wkar.org Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case http://wkar.org/post/supreme-court-take-michigan-casino-case <p>The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear the arguments for what kind of authority the state has over a Native American casino located in Vanderbilt, Michigan. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:38:38 +0000 Current State 38143 at http://wkar.org Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case Time Limits For Welfare Cash Assistance Hit State Supreme Court http://wkar.org/post/time-limits-welfare-cash-assistance-hit-state-supreme-court <p>Michigan’s highest court will decide when the state should cut off certain families from welfare cash assistance. The state Supreme Court heard arguments today.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:08:57 +0000 Jake Neher 26988 at http://wkar.org Time Limits For Welfare Cash Assistance Hit State Supreme Court AG Schuette Not Backing Down on Keeping Juvenile Lifers Behind Bars http://wkar.org/post/ag-schuette-not-backing-down-keeping-juvenile-lifers-behind-bars <p>State Attorney General Bill Schuette isn’t done trying to make sure everyone sentenced as juveniles to life without parole in Michigan remains behind bars.</p><p>As Michigan Public Radio’s Jake Neher reports, the U.S. Supreme Court in June declared mandatory life sentences for juveniles unconstitutional.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 23:01:36 +0000 Jake Neher 24420 at http://wkar.org AG Schuette Not Backing Down on Keeping Juvenile Lifers Behind Bars MI Supreme Court Orders Three Questions onto Ballot http://wkar.org/post/mi-supreme-court-orders-three-questions-ballot <p>The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered three additional questions onto the statewide November ballot. But it blocked a proposal to allow eight new non-tribal casinos. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 22:28:43 +0000 Rick Pluta 23445 at http://wkar.org MI Supreme Court Orders Three Questions onto Ballot MI Supreme Court Rulings on Ballot Expected http://wkar.org/post/mi-supreme-court-rulings-ballot-expected <p>The Michigan Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday on challenges to four questions proposed for the statewide November ballot following a three-hour hearing Thursday.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:34:51 +0000 Rick Pluta 23167 at http://wkar.org MI Supreme Court Rulings on Ballot Expected Quick Action Ordered on Labor-Backed Ballot Issue http://wkar.org/post/quick-action-ordered-labor-backed-ballot-issue <p>The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered the state appeals court to decide by Monday whether a union-supported referendum gets on the November ballot.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:22:10 +0000 The Associated Press 22712 at http://wkar.org Quick Action Ordered on Labor-Backed Ballot Issue Schuette: Teen Lifers Don’t Deserve Re-Sentencing http://wkar.org/post/schuette-teen-lifers-don-t-deserve-re-sentencing <p>Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is against holding re-sentencing hearings for hundreds of inmates sentenced to life with no chance of parole as juveniles. That’s despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:37:33 +0000 Rick Pluta 21482 at http://wkar.org Schuette: Teen Lifers Don’t Deserve Re-Sentencing MI Supreme Court Says MSU Violates Free Speech Rights http://wkar.org/post/mi-supreme-court-says-msu-violates-free-speech-rights <p>The state Supreme Court has struck down a Michigan State University ordinance that’s supposed to protect employees from harassment as a violation of the First Amendment.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:14:55 +0000 Rick Pluta 21256 at http://wkar.org MI Supreme Court Says MSU Violates Free Speech Rights Groups Waiting For MI Supreme Court Ruling http://wkar.org/post/groups-waiting-mi-supreme-court-ruling <p>The Michigan Supreme Court will decide the fate of a referendum on the state’s emergency manager law after spending more than an hour and half listening to arguments Monday morning. The case also brought a few hundred demonstrators to Lansing.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:32:58 +0000 Rick Pluta 21128 at http://wkar.org Groups Waiting For MI Supreme Court Ruling