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Early Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a lower Michigan court’s decision that would require lawmakers redraw gerrymandered district and congressional lines before the elections in 2020. WKAR's Politics Reporter Abigail Censky spoke to Riley Beggin, Bridge Magazine's politics reporter about the decision and it's implications for Michigan. Below are highlights of their conversation.

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Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing.

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says if the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision is overturned, she won't enforce state laws on the books that ban abortion.

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In an unusual weekend session, the U.S. Senate advances to a final vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Watch the proceedings live.

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In Michigan, reaction to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh was split along party lines. 


Michigan Judge In Mix For Supreme Court Pick

Jul 9, 2018
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President Trump says he will announce his choice Monday to fill a vacancy on the U-S Supreme Court. And as Quinn Klinefelter reports, a judge from Michigan is in the mix.


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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple. WKAR’s Katie Cook has more.

 

Current Sports | May 14, 2018

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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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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The U.S. Supreme Court began its new term last week with a case that’s destined to make history.  For the first time, the court will decide if partisan gerrymandering is, in fact, constitutional. 

In the meantime, a citizens group in Michigan is hoping to bypass the traditional legislative process and put the job back in the hands of the people.