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School Board Wants Pistons Arena Funding Fight Put To Rest

Law360 (March 1, 2018, 4:46 PM EST) -- Detroit Public Schools’ community district and its board of education on Wednesday urged a Michigan federal judge to toss the remaining claims from a suit brought by residents looking to block the use of $56.5 million in taxpayer funds for a new arena for the NBA's Detroit Pistons, after previously gutting the suit.

The district, the board and its president Iris Taylor told U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith in their motion for summary judgment that Detroit resident Robert Davis failed to show the board harbored...
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Case Information

Case Title

Davis et al v. Detroit Public Schools Community District et al

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute


Mark A. Goldsmith

Date Filed

June 27, 2017

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