6th U-S Circuit Court of Appeals

6th Circuit Court of Appeals
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A federal appeals court says Michigan still has not fixed problems with its juvenile lifer law that was declared unconstitutional four years ago. 


U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
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The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the city of Troy’s decision to place a police officer on unpaid leave following his brain surgery. The officer sued the city under the Americans with Disabilities Act. We have more from Rick Pluta.


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In Cincinnati today, the U-S Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on same-sex marriage bans in Michigan and three other states.  


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Attorneys who persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage are opposing the state's request to have an entire appeals court take the case. They want the case to move quickly, but they say the Cincinnati-based court should stick to its practice of assigning cases to a three-judge panel.

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  The Michigan governor's office says state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out a state ban on gay marriage.