Mich. High Court Won't Hear AG's Beef Over Same-Sex Benefits

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT) -- The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday shot down state Attorney General Bill Schuette's challenge to a policy extending health care benefits to same-sex domestic partners of state workers.

The state's highest court issued a short order that granted Schuette's motion for “immediate consideration” but went on to reject his application for leave to appeal an appellate decision that upheld the policy in January, concluding that “we are not persuaded that the question presented should be reviewed by this court.”   

“We are disappointed with the ruling because...
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