lawsuit

City of Flint water tower
Ben Gordon / flickr creative commons

A judge overseeing lawsuits related to Flint's lead-tainted water has hired a Washington lawyer to assist her as special master at $600 per hour.

AG Bill Schuette
File photo / WKAR-MSU

A lawsuit involving the state Attorney General and his emails could go to the Michigan Supreme Court. A liberal advocacy group filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to get access to some emails by Schuette and his staff.


Robert Kent
D.L. Turner/Michigan State University / Michigan State University

Michigan State University has hired an attorney who defended the school against sexual assault lawsuits to head the office handling sexual assault complaints, sparking pushback from victim advocates.

Abdul El-Sayed
Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

The Michigan Democratic Party says the matter of whether gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed is eligible to run is settled following a court decision and a ruling by the state elections bureau.

Baby
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A group of Michigan parents have filed a lawsuit alleging that the state didn't obtain proper consent to draw or store their newborns' blood for medical research.

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A federal lawsuit was filed Monday against Michigan State University and three former men's basketball players by a female student who accuses the athletes of sexually assaulting her at an off-campus apartment.

classroom photo
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A lawsuit says a boy was sexually assaulted in kindergarten by classmates in western Michigan who photographed the abuse using school-issued iPads.

Supreme Court building
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The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Congress acted within its authority when it ended a lawsuit that began over a Native American tribe's Michigan casino.

Marijuana
mlive.com

An official says a pending lawsuit by a business group over medical marijuana regulations in Detroit means the industry will be on hold in the city until it's resolved.

AG Bill Schuette
File photo / WKAR-MSU

The state Attorney General is under fire for his hiring practices. The liberal group, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Secretary of State Tuesday. It wants the office to investigate multiple hires made by Attorney General Bill Schuette.


Michigan Radio

A federal lawsuit alleges that Ann Arbor imposed forced labor on 3,000 residents by requiring home owners to maintain mandatory sump pumps in the southeast Michigan city.

Shri Thanedar
Shri Thanedar Facebook Page

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar has been sued and accused of fraud related to the sale of his majority stake in a chemical-testing company he founded in Ann Arbor.

Gavel
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A conservative radio host lost his fight against the Detroit News Wednesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports.


WBUR/Siddiqui family

The Michigan family of a Marine recruit has filed a $100 million lawsuit alleging his fatal plunge in a stairwell was the result of negligence by officers and others.

Cash
WKAR File Photo

The state of Michigan, under fire for a computer system that wrongly churned out cases of fraud, is dropping criminal charges against 186 people accused of illegally collecting unemployment benefits, officials said Thursday.

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