Michigan Supreme Court postpones trial for Crumbley parents in Oxford school shooting case
The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday postponed the January trial for the parents of the teenager who killed four students at his high school, a victory for defense lawyers who argue that involuntary manslaughter charges don’t fit.
Michigan board obeys state Supreme Court order, puts abortion rights proposal on ballot
A question on Michigan’s November ballot asking voters to put the right to an abortion in the state constitution could draw more left-leaning voters to the polls and boost Democrats’ power in the battleground state.
Michigan voters to decide future of abortion care after high court approves ballot proposal
The Michigan Supreme Court announced Thursday that the abortion rights ballot proposal that acquired and submitted more than 700,000 signatures will appear before voters in November, a decision made after a state board declined to certify the proposal.
Abortion rights proposal headed to Michigan Supreme Court
The State Board of Canvassers deadlocked along party lines, meaning the abortion rights proposal and an overhaul of voting rights will go to the Michigan Supreme Court; The ballot needs to be finalized by Sept. 9, so we’re looking at a week to get a decision from the court.
Whitmer urges Michigan Supreme Court to consider lawsuit on 1931 abortion law after Roe overturned
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion urging the state’s Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit challenging the 1931 abortion law following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Leaked SCOTUS opinion: A look at the future of abortion in Michigan if Roe is overturned
The right to abortions has been widely debated among Americans and lawmakers alike in recent years -- a debate that has nearly reached a boiling point today, given that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide this summer whether to overturn a landmark 1973 abortion ruling.
Michigan court denies Black lawmakers’ challenge to new congressional maps
The Michigan Supreme Court has denied Black lawmakers’ challenge to new congressional and legislative maps, saying they showed no grounds to question the state redistricting commission’s decision to slash the number of majority-African American seats.