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  • Divided Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program

    June 24, 2016

    In a surprise 4-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thurs-day upheld the controversial affirmative action program of the University of Texas, delivering a significant victory to proponents of similar programs nationwide.

  • Role reversal: Former Supreme Court justice makes smooth legal return

    June 17, 2016

    Less than 9 months after a somewhat surprising departure from the Michigan Supreme Court, Mary Beth Kelly remains as busy as ever, juggling the demands of a heavy caseload at one of Detroit’s premier law firms with a time-consuming public service schedule&nbs

  • Bill signed expediting, expanding age-appropriate treatment options for juvenile offenders

    June 24, 2016

    Judges will have greater flexibility to find more age-appropriate penalties for young offenders that could enhance and expedite rehabilitation under legislation signed today by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

  • Titan of American jurisprudence to receive American Bar Association's highest honor

    June 17, 2016

    Dennis Archer, the former mayor of Detroit and justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, as well as past president of the ABA, has been chosen to receive the ABA Medal, the highest award of the American Bar Association.

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