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Miriam Aukerman

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The Michigan Supreme Court won’t decide if a controversial practice by the Grand Rapids Police Department is constitutional.  It did make a decision that advocates say could improve police relations in the future.


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The ACLU was in court Monday trying to get a federal judge to issue an order that immigration officers cannot threaten or coerce detained Iraqis into signing a document that could help deport them.


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The ACLU of Michigan wants a Detroit judge to order immigration authorities to stop coercive tactics against Iraqi immigrants in its custody.  The immigrants face deportation orders for crimes – usually committed years ago.