lawsuit

Voting Ballot
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Eager to snap and post an online photo of your Michigan ballot in the Nov. 6 election? Think again. A legal dispute over photos in polling places still hasn't reached the finish line, more than two years later.

Prison
WKAR File Photo

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay about $750,000 and make other changes to settle a lawsuit on behalf of female guards who say their rights have been violated by mandatory overtime and other restrictions at the state’s only prison for women.

Voting Ballot
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Organizers of a Michigan initiative to allow same-day voter registration and no-reason absentee voting filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday demanding that the state certify their measure for the November ballot.

Detroit
Amanda Barberena / WKAR File Photo

The Detroit Police Department has been hit by a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of black officer who alleges a racially hostile work environment.

Beaumont Hospital
Beaumont Hospitals / Facebook

A nurse is suing a Michigan hospital for allegedly honoring a patient's request to not be cared for by a black woman.

Hamtramck
WKAR File Photo

The Detroit enclave of Hamtramck has approved $225,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former public works director who alleged racial discrimination and retaliation after he said he uncovered city corruption.

City of Flint water tower
Ben Gordon / flickr creative commons

A judge says a class-action lawsuit against Michigan and Flint officials stemming from the city's lead-contaminated water crisis can proceed but has dropped Gov. Rick Snyder and others from the case.

Planet Fitness
Planet Fitness

The Michigan appeals court says a lawsuit can proceed in a dispute over the presence of a transgender person in the women's locker room at a Midland health club.

capitol photo
WKAR File Photo

Emails produced in a lawsuit over Michigan's legislative and congressional maps show Republicans eager to pack Democratic voters in certain districts after the 2010 census.

City of Flint water tower
Ben Gordon / flickr creative commons

A judge overseeing lawsuits related to Flint's lead-tainted water has hired a Washington lawyer to assist her as special master at $600 per hour.

AG Bill Schuette
File photo / WKAR-MSU

A lawsuit involving the state Attorney General and his emails could go to the Michigan Supreme Court. A liberal advocacy group filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to get access to some emails by Schuette and his staff.


Robert Kent
D.L. Turner/Michigan State University / Michigan State University

Michigan State University has hired an attorney who defended the school against sexual assault lawsuits to head the office handling sexual assault complaints, sparking pushback from victim advocates.

Abdul El-Sayed
Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

The Michigan Democratic Party says the matter of whether gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed is eligible to run is settled following a court decision and a ruling by the state elections bureau.

Baby
Dylan Parker / Wikimedia Commons

A group of Michigan parents have filed a lawsuit alleging that the state didn't obtain proper consent to draw or store their newborns' blood for medical research.

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A federal lawsuit was filed Monday against Michigan State University and three former men's basketball players by a female student who accuses the athletes of sexually assaulting her at an off-campus apartment.

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