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Breaking news: Sixth Circuit strikes down Michigan constitutional amendment on college admissions

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

A divided panel of the Sixth Circuit today struck down an amendment to the Michigan constitution added by voters in 2006 that prohibited Michigan’s public colleges and universities from granting “preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin.”

En banc briefing complete, oral argument approaches in Michigan affirmative action appeal

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2012

Last summer, a divided panel of the Sixth Circuit struck down as unconstitutional Proposal 2, which prohibited Michigan’s public colleges and universities from granting “preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin”

En banc ruling on Michigan’s Proposal 2 goes to the High Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2013

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted certiorari on a case that the Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog has been watching since July 2011: Coalition

En banc court declares Michigan’s Proposal 2 unconstitutional

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

In November 2006, Michigan voters approved, by a 58-to-42 margin, a statewide ballot initiative commonly known as Proposal 2

Sixth Circuit moves closer to decision on Proposal 2 en banc petition

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2011

As this blog has previously reported, in late July Michigan's attorney general filed a petition for rehearing en banc in Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by Any Means Necessary v. Regents of the Univ. of Michigan (6th Cir. Nos. 08-1387, 08-1389, 08-1534, 09-1111

Tennessee ballot ruling goes to the Sixth Circuit

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2012

On March 13, 2012, the Attorney General of Tennessee, acting on behalf of the State's Secretary of State and Coordinator of Elections, appealed to the Sixth Circuit in an election dispute underway in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Dismissal of banks’ declaratory judgment action reversed and remanded

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2012

Starting over four years ago, the City of Cleveland has attempted to deal with its housing foreclosure crisis, in part, by bringing suit against numerous financial institutions whose subprime lending activities the City alleges have contributed to the crisis

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Michigan’s Proposal 2

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2014

In a widely anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday of this week in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (No