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Tag: Michigan Civil Rights Initiative

January 02, 2013

Sixth Circuit's Proposal 2 decision: Teetering on the brink of incoherence

Attorneys for PLF filed a brief this week in the United States Supreme Court asking that Court to review the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. Regents of the Univ. Of Michigan.  In that decision, the Sixth Circuit held that the Fourteenth Amendment gives groups of a particular race the r ...

November 13, 2009

Oral argument in Proposal 2 case this Tuesday

Author: Joshua Thompson Proposal 2, the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, bans preferential treatment on account of race or sex in  Michigan government.  The constitutionality of Proposal 2 was challenged immediately by a number of defendants who could no longer receive preferential treatment to attend Michigan Universities. ...