U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court
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Three men on Michigan's sex offender registry have settled a federal lawsuit over housing requirements that restrict where they can live.

map of Michigan
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The U.S. Supreme Court began its new term last week with a case that’s destined to make history.  For the first time, the court will decide if partisan gerrymandering is, in fact, constitutional. 

In the meantime, a citizens group in Michigan is hoping to bypass the traditional legislative process and put the job back in the hands of the people.