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Petition
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The Republican leadership in the state House and Senate has filed a challenge to a recent opinion by Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel.


Gavel
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A federal judge in Detroit has ordered hearings for hundreds of Iraqi detainees.  They are being held by the Department of Homeland Security while they fight deportation.  The judge says holding them indefinitely is unconstitutional.


Police Car
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A controversial Grand Rapids police procedure can continue, for now.  A Michigan Court of Appeals chose to not decide if the so-called P and P procedure is constitutional. 


MI Legalize
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A group that wants to legalize marijuana in Michigan is going back to court. 


6th Circuit Court of Appeals
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A federal appeals court took aim Thursday at Michigan’s sex offender registry law.  The court ruled on a narrow legal issue but suggested the law may be unconstitutional.