N.C.'s public financing system drowned out by outside spending

By Chris Young

State supreme court elections vulnerable to outside spending by ideological groups.

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"… group. “How could you?”The Michigan Democratic Party ran ads claiming Democrats Connie Kelley, Shelia Johnson and McCormack would “protect children, not …"

"… ote in 2000 in which the he overturned a rape conviction.Cupp joined state Democrats and the Ohio State Bar Association in demanding that the Republican Party …"

State takeover of Michigan cities slowed by courts

By Paul Abowd

Detroit, other Michigan cities fight state takeover law in the courts.

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"… meetings — a decision that the state’s attorneys have appealed to the Michigan Supreme Court.The Detroit review team decided not to recommend an emergency manager afte …"

America’s asbestos age

By Jim Morris

A toxic legacy may leave behind a half-million deaths

Excerpts from this story referencing "Michigan Supreme Court":

"… nt on the verdict.In a separate amicus brief filed with the Michigan Supreme Court in 2007, more than 50 physicians and scientists took aim at industry consu …"