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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Michigan Legal News

Michigan governor 2014: Who's funding Rick Snyder, Mark Schauer campaigns and TV ads?
MLive.com - Oct 21, 2014
Michigan governor 2014: Who's funding Rick Snyder, Mark Schauer campaigns and TV ads? LANSING, MI Michigan s gubernatorial race is one of the...
 
In Kalamazoo campaign visit, Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow calls on Republicans to end 'anti women agenda'
MLive.com - Oct 20, 2014
...better the lives of women during her two terms in the state Legislature by referencing to bills she has sponsored to fight human trafficking and...
 
UAW works to get members to vote
The Detroit News - Oct 20, 2014
...the first major election in Michigan since the GOP-controlled state Legislature pushed through right-to-work legislation in December 2012. The...
 
Metro Airport settles disability lawsuit
Lansing State Journal (AP) - Oct 20, 2014
...transportation companies to load passengers in an inaccessible area. An attorney for the advocates says in the airport statement that the agreement...
 
Business Law Section to host educational sessions, event
Legal News - Oct 20, 2014
Business Law Section to host educational sessions, event The State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section will host Business Boot Camp II educational...
 
State schools chief: Michigan is 10 years behind leading states
Bridge - Oct 21, 2014
...to question the performance of charter schools and frustrated with the legislature. He said he wondered, after nine years as superintendent,
 
Something awry at school? Kalamazoo event promotes new state hotline makes it OK2SAY
MLive.com - Oct 20, 2014
...school year, was promoted Monday at a press conference headed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette at Kalamazoo's Hackett Catholic Prep. "We're...

National Legal News

Supreme Court agrees to decide gun ownership case
Reuters US News - Oct 20, 2014
Supreme Court agrees to decide gun ownership case WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a Florida...
 
North Carolina on track to have costliest Senate race ever
The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 21, 2014
...is growing, a trend made all but inevitable by 2010 US Supreme Court rulings that those groups may raise and spend unlimited amounts on political...
 
Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday
Reuters US News - Oct 20, 2014
...such an effort would likely not succeed. The U.S. Supreme Court surprised observers this month by leaving intact lower court rulings that struck...
 
Idaho ministers sue to prevent gay weddings at for-profit wedding chapel
The Washington Post - Oct 20, 2014
...marriage was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge earlier this year; the Supreme Court refused to consider Idaho s appeal on Oct. 10, making...
 
John Oliver Mocks the Supreme Court’s Camera Ban by Dressing Up Dogs as Justices
Time Magazine - Oct 20, 2014
John Oliver Mocks the Supreme Court s Camera Ban by Dressing Up Dogs as Justices Plus, he offers up some raw footage so you too can reenact your...
 
Ruth Bader Ginsburg owns a surprisingly large number of ‘Notorious RBG’ t-shirts - The Washington Post
The Fix - Washington Post - Oct 20, 2014
...Notorious RBG t-shirts - The Washington Post On Sunday night, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with NPR reporter Nina Totenberg and...
 
Court Justice Suspended Over Role in Porn Scandal
Time Magazine - Oct 20, 2014
...McCaffery had sent or received 234 (HARRISBURG, Pa) The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a...
 
Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban
The Holland Sentinel - Oct 19, 2014
...not due to any wrongful conduct by the defendants," Assistant Attorney General Steven Strom wrote. The state Department of Correction put out...
 
Concussion lawsuit vs. NHL filed in federal court
The Washington Post - Oct 19, 2014
 
Survey shows media differences due to politics
Bloomberg Businessweek - Oct 21, 2014
 
Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud
Bloomberg Businessweek - Oct 20, 2014
...in for the lawsuit. In its lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court, Facebook claims that the lawyers representing Ceglia "knew or should...

Opinions

Vote suppression culprits: Our view
USA Today - Oct 20, 2014
...fluctuates as courts strike down or uphold the laws. On Saturday, the Supreme Court upheld the Texas ID law, widely regarded as the nation's...
 
Does Justice Thomas support the Supreme Court’s notorious Korematsu decision?
The Washington Post - Oct 20, 2014
Does Justice Thomas support the Supreme Court s notorious Korematsu decision? In an interesting recent article, and a post at Prawfsblawg, legal...

News of interest to Michigan attorneys from SBM

Happy Monday: Here are puppies re-enacting a Supreme Court argument
SBM Blog - Oct 20, 2014
Happy Monday: Here are puppies re-enacting a Supreme Court argument Do you struggle to pay attention to the audio recordings of Supreme Court...
 
Want to be an appeals court judge?
SBM Blog - Oct 13, 2014
Want to be an appeals court judge? Governor Rick Snyder seeks applicants to fill the Fourth District Seat on the Michigan Court of Appeals when...
 
Michigan Supreme Court Appoints Meinecke Chief Judge of 44th District Court
SBM Blog - Oct 13, 2014
Michigan Supreme Court Appoints Meinecke Chief Judge of 44th District Court The Michigan Supreme Court has appointed the Hon. The Michigan Supreme...
 
Michigan appeals court Judge William Whitbeck will retire in November
SBM Blog - Oct 10, 2014
Michigan appeals court Judge William Whitbeck will retire in November Michigan Court of Appeals Judge William Whitbeck will retire on Nov. 21...
 
WMU Cooley Law School will close its Ann Arbor campus
SBM Blog - Oct 07, 2014
WMU Cooley Law School will close its Ann Arbor campus Western Michigan University Cooley Law School has announced that it will close its Ann...
 
Does the Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Act apply to shooting ranges?
SBM Blog - Oct 07, 2014
...Club v. In Cheboygan Sportsman Club v. Cheboygan County Prosecuting Attorney, the club sought to find out if conducting target practice at their...

 

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