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Michigan Supreme Court to hear landmark LGBTQ rights case

The Michigan Supreme Court will bypass the Court of Appeals to hear arguments on a key LGBTQ civil rights case. In an order dated Friday...

Supreme Court upholds Arizona law in setback for voting rights

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s ban on third-party ballot collections, reversing the 9th Circuit’s ruling last year that the prohibition violated the Voting...

Chief justice highlights Michigan’s eviction diversion plan at White House

WASHINGTON — With a national moratorium on evictions set to expire at the end of next month and delays in federal assistance for struggling renters, the Biden...

2 Michigan Republicans vote against scuttling Confederate statues

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Tuesday to remove from the Capitol a bust of the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, a Marylander...

Republicans push back against federal approval for changes in state voting...

WASHINGTON — Republicans during a U.S. House Judiciary panel hearing on Tuesday argued that a bill that would reinstate a preclearance section of the...

Francisco Ramirez: We can’t wait for the DREAM Act any longer

June is Immigrant Heritage Month in the United States. It gives us the opportunity to reflect on our history as a nation founded upon...

Canada: Line 5 lawsuit should pause until treaty talks with U.S....

The Canadian government is asking again that the litigation between Michigan and Canadian oil company Enbridge pause as officials from both countries hold talks...

Supreme Court affirms transgender rights in declining to hear school bathroom...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear a case of a transgender student in Virginia who was barred from...

Relief payments to Black farmers on hold amid lawsuits backed by...

WASHINGTON — Former Trump administration officials and conservative and libertarian nonprofits have launched lawsuits to block federal relief funds aimed at Black and minority...

DOJ takes Georgia to court over its elections law

WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Department of Justice is suing the state of Georgia to overturn a sweeping...

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