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Three current and former Michigan judges are on the shortlist to be the next United States Supreme Court Justice. President Donald Trump says he has a list of 25 potential candidates that he will choose from. Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire in July.    


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May 14, 2018
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Sports Betting Supreme Court Case; Terry Kildea; New PGA Rules; Players Championship; Tiger Woods; NBA Conference Finals; Weekend Winners

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The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Congress acted within its authority when it ended a lawsuit that began over a Native American tribe's Michigan casino.

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Three men on Michigan's sex offender registry have settled a federal lawsuit over housing requirements that restrict where they can live.

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Supreme Court justices had tough questions Tuesday for a lawyer representing a Michigan man suing over a Native American tribe's casino, with justices seeming to suggest that Congress acted properly when it shut down the lawsuit.

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The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that said significant changes to Michigan's sex offender registry law could not be applied retroactively.

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The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look at the case of a 10-year-old girl who burned her foot on hot coals a day after a Lake Michigan beach bonfire.

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Several Michigan prosecutors want to keep most or all their juvenile-lifer inmates behind bars despite Supreme Court rulings that say the punishment should be banned except for those rare offenders who are beyond rehabilitation.

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The Michigan Supreme Court increased the punishment Friday for a judge who committed sexual harassment.

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Michigan's two Democratic senators who have opposed many of the top nominees of President Donald Trump are facing extra heat before the Senate considers perhaps his most important pick of all — Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court.

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You might think that the gap between the far left and the far right in American politics is getting larger, but MSU College of Law professor Frank Ravitch thinks there are ways these opposing forces could work together.


Tuesday Jan 31 8pm ET President Donald Trump will be making an announcement about his nomination for Supreme Court Justice. Follow WKAR for NPR News and PBS NewsHour coverage.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday said increasing diversity on college campuses is a key to diversifying society at large, noting that the number of black students at the University of Michigan is a "real problem."

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and a judge from Germany's highest court will speak at the University of Michigan on diversity, higher education and the role of history in their work.

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