Items Tagged with 'U.S. Supreme Court'


Supreme Court rules on re-districting in Michigan

June 28, 2019
LANSING — Michigan's Republican-led Legislature will not be forced to redraw legislative and congressional districts for the 2020 election, following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal courts have no role to play in deciding claims of partisan gerrymandering. Read More

Sales tax: the talk of the town after Wayfair case

July 27, 2018
E-commerce has changed the way many businesses conduct transactions in recent years. The days of brick-and-mortar transactions are changing to electronic transactions. Read More

Keep your eyes on these cases in 2018

January 5, 2018
In the coming year, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Michigan appellate courts will do more to shape the future of doing business in our state than just about any other entity — aside from changes to the tax code. Read More

Fast on their feet

Appellate Practice Academy trains attorneys for highest courts.

April 24, 2015
Most attorneys will never set foot in front of the Michigan Supreme Court or the U.S. Supreme Court; those who do are likely to find themselves less prepared than they expected. Read More

Michigan’s affirmative action ban is upheld

April 25, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed recently the constitutionality of Michigan’s affirmative action ban in public university admissions policies. Read More

Biometrics use raises civil liberties concerns

LANSING — A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on DNA testing has raised concerns among civil liberties advocates about the use of biometrics in police work. Read More