Judge dismisses Michigan Legislature's lawsuit over governor's use of emergency powers
A Michigan judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Republican leaders of the state's Legislature challenging Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's use of emergency powers to extend Michigan's state of emergency.
The Michigan Senate today adopted SR 108, a resolution to officially commemorate October 18-24, 2015 as National Chemistry Week. The resolution, introduced by Senator Jim Stamas of Midland, recognizes the American Chemical Society’s annual celebration of chemistry in everyday life National Chemistry Week (NCW) brings together chemistry enthusiasts in education, business, and society, with a particular focus on outreach to the next generation of chemists. Michigan’s…
Why a Federal Judge Dismissed a Lawsuit That Would Have Legalized Marijuana Nationwide
Judge Dismisses Racial Bias Claim by 10 'American Idol' Contestants
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by 10 black male contestants on "American Idol" who accused the singing competition show, its producers, sp
Why auto insurance reform remains elusive in Michigan Legislature
Chad Livengood/Crain's Detroit Business Numerous attempts to reform Michigan's unique no-fault auto insurance system to lower costs for motorists have died at the state Capitol over the past decade LANSING — The no-fault auto insurance industrial complex has prevailed again The latest attempt to overhaul Michigan's one-of-a-kind auto insurance system went up in flames Thursday after what amounted to a 72-hour fire drill to resurrect legislation…
If the Michigan legislature won’t, we must do it ourselves
We've gotten through an election season that's given us a good indicator of which direction were going in the near future. One thing I'm seeing...
Sexual harassment case against India top judge dismissed
Then-in-coming Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi (C) signs the oath in presence of India’s President Ram Nath Kovind (not seen) during the swearing-in ceremony inside the Durbar Hall at the presidential palace in New Delhi in October 2018 (CHANDAN KHANNA) New Delhi (AFP) – A Supreme Court panel on Monday dismissed a sexual...Read More
Two Girls Had Their Genitals Cut, But A Judge Dismissed Their Case — Here's Why
“It was a shock and it was heartbreaking, but I feel like sometimes when you have that negative reaction, it can energize people. We saw that with the Trump election.”
Judge to decide if Copper Lounge collapse lawsuit will be dismissed
"If there is no duty here, then I'm not sure what the purpose of the permitting process is," attorney for the Fodness family said. "It's a sham."
What’s alive — and what just died — in lame-duck Michigan Legislature
A look at some of the notable Michigan legislation that remains alive — and what has likely died — as lawmakers prepare to reconvene next week
Court rules Michigan district maps are unconstitutional
A federal court in Michigan on Thursday became the latest in the country to strike down its state's district maps, ruling that they were examples of unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering.
How bicyclists can signal a right turn: Michigan Legislature considers new option
Bike advocates are pushing a bill passed by the Michigan House this week.
Judge Rules Tolls Are Taxes to Dismiss Truckers' Lawsuit Against Rhode Island
The nation's sole truck-only tolling program survived its first lawsuit after a federal judge dismissed litigation brought by the American Trucking Associations, ruling that the proper venue was state court. ATA believes it is unconstitutional.
Judge Denies Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss in Critical Fair Housing Lawsuit
For Immediate ReleaseJuly 18, 2019Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | 202-898-1661 | [email protected] Today in Maryland, a federal judge denied Bank of America and Safeguard’s motions to di…
Stone in the Huffington Post: Why the Trial Judge Should Dismiss the Lawsuit Against Black Lives...
The Lawsuit Against Black Lives Matter And The Central Meaning Of The First Amendment Geoffrey R. Stone Huffington Post One of the police officers who was grievously wounded last July in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in a brutal attack by Gavin Long, a black, 29-year-old former Marine, filed an action on Friday for damages against the Black Lives Matter movement and several of its leading activists, including…
Judge refuses to dismiss female employees' $100 million lawsuit against Merck; women allege...
A federal judge today turned back an effort by lawyers for Merck & Co. to dismiss a $100 million lawsuit filed by female sales representatives who claim the drug maker fosters a “boys club” that rewards male “breadwinners” with promotions.
U.S. Department of Commerce calls for FedEx lawsuit over export rules to be dismissed
Questioning the need for the export regulations “is reserved to the Executive and Legislative Branches,” not the courts, the motion to dismiss said.
Flint residents can sue former Michigan governor over water disaster, judge rules
Judge Judith Levy says a right to bodily integrity is a “fundamental interest” protected by the U.S. Constitution. Ruling reverses earlier decision.
Referee’s lawsuit against Kentucky Sports Radio dismissed. Here’s what the judge said.
A Kentucky judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by college basketball referee John Higgins against Kentucky Sports Radio, ruling the company’s on-air and online comments criticizing Higgins in the wake of his call of a 2017 NCAA Tournament game are protected free speech.
Federal Judge Who Dated Kavanaugh Defends Character, Dismisses Anonymous Tip
In a twist in the saga over sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich of the District of Columbia denies an anonymous tip suggesting she was abused by the judge in the late 1990s.
Judges: Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps
LANSING, Mich. (AP/FOX 17) — A three-judge federal panel ruled Thursday that Michigan's congressional and legislative maps were unconstitutionally gerrymandered for partisan gain, ordering the state Legislature to redraw at least 34 districts for the 2020 election. The decision also requires special state Senate elections to be held in 2020, instead of 2022 as scheduled. It is the latest development in a series of redistricting lawsuits in at least a dozen states.