Court upholds Michigan’s Prop. 2

March 18, 2008

Says voters did not violate U.S. Constitution

In a major victory for Center for Individual Rights client Eric Russell, U.S. District Court Judge David Lawson today upheld Michigan’s Prop. 2.

In a 55 page opinion Lawson said Michigan voters did not violate the U.S. Constitution when they voted to ban racial preferences

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Judge Lawson upholds Michigan Prop. 2

March 18, 2008

U.S. District Court Judge David Lawson ruled that Michigan’s Prop. 2 does not violate the U.S. Constitution.

Lawson’s decision was a victory for CIR client Eric Russell who intervened in a legal challenge brought by a Michigan advocacy organization called “BAMN.” BAMN, later joined by the ACLU and the NAACP Legal

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