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Current State #115 | June 25, 2013

Jun 25, 2013

Today on Current State: The Supreme Court weighs in on affirmative action and a Michigan casino case; clean energy; and a native of Flint writes a book on his return to the city.

Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action

Jun 25, 2013
Wikimedia commons

Michigan State University law professor Phil Pucillo discusses the most recent United States Supreme Court ruling involving affirmative action.

Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case

Jun 25, 2013
Wikimedia commons

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.

Clean energy’s future on an international level

Jun 25, 2013
pewenvironment.org

According to the Pew Clean Energy Program, global energy consumption is expected to increase 35% over the next 25 years, with much of that from growing electricity use and expanding vehicle fleets.

Flint expat writes on returning home

Jun 25, 2013
www.teardownbook.com

"Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City" by Michigan native Gordon Young depicts his attempt to return to his hometown of Flint, Michigan.