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February 3, 2012No Comments

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October 31, 2011No Comments

Essential Advocacy for Community Justice

Come celebrate heroes of community justice, enjoy live jazz, exquisite hors d’oeuvres, and the chance to connect with fellow activists at Sugar Law’s annual reception.    5:30-8 pm on Wednesday, November 16, 2011    United Way for Southeastern Michigan, 660 Woodward, Detroit MI 48226 The reception follows a 4 pm free public presentation on activism and lawyers—see […]

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September 12, 2011No Comments

ESSENTIAL: Advocacy for Community Justice

5:30-8 pm Weds. Nov. 16, 2011 ; United Way, 660 Woodward, Detroit MI 48226 4 pm free public presentation on activism and lawyers—see information at right. Purchase tickets online here, or call 313-993-4505 to order by phone. Tickets will be held at the door under purchaser’s name. Gifts to the Sugar Law Center are tax-deductible as […]

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August 29, 2011No Comments

The message below was composed by Paul Jordan, one of the plaintiffs in Brown, et al. v. Snyder, et al., the constitutional challenge to Michigan Public Act 4. He sent it to reporter Kristin Longley of the Flint Journal shortly after it was announced that State Treasurer Andy Dillon had initiated an official review of the […]

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August 23, 2011No Comments

Goodbye to Debra Evenson, Our Hero

The board, staff and broader community of the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice are saddened by the passing of Debra Evenson. An internationally respected—and beloved—champion of human rights, Debra helped found Sugar Law and served as a board member until her death. Tributes to Debra from around the country and across the […]

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August 18, 2011No Comments

Sugar Law Calls Move To Bypass Other Courts ‘Troubling’ DETROIT– The Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice, which has filed suit challenging Michigan’s emergency manager law as unconstitutional, said today that they will oppose Gov. Snyder’s request to bypass normal court procedures by having the state Supreme Court take immediate control of the […]

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August 15, 2011No Comments

On July 18 2011, the Montague City Council passed a resolution that roundly rejects the newly expanded powers granted to Emergency Managers under Michigan Public Act 4: WHEREAS, this act vastly expands the powers granted to Emergency Managers, in a fashion that challenges to destroy Democracy in Michigan cities, towns, villages, counties and school districts, […]

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August 9, 2011No Comments

Making Your Best Case to Obtain Unemployment Benefits

Did you quit your job voluntarily, or did you feel you had to quit? Were you fired or laid off? Do you expect to be called back to your old job or offered a different position? The factors that make a person eligible or ineligible for unemployment benefits are complicated and can be confusing. But […]

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August 9, 2011No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2011 MI Citizens Take Emergency Manager Law to Court, Citing Unconstitutional Power Grab Lansing, MI – Citizens from across Michigan today announced they are taking Michigan’s controversial emergency manager law to court, filing a lawsuit that charges Gov. Rick Snyder and the Legislature with implementing an unconstitutional power grab that effectively silences citizens. […]

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August 9, 2011No Comments

We hope everyone has a glorious 4th of July weekend. As you talk with friends and family we also hope you will think about this holiday in the context of our effort to restore democracy by seeking to have the emergency manager act declared unconstitutional. No other holiday is quite as appropriate to such conversation. […]

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