Maurice Kelman http://michiganradio.org en Commentary: Changing the Law http://michiganradio.org/post/commentary-changing-law <p>There was a lot of news last week, from Detroit escaping near-bankruptcy to the now infamous &ldquo;vagina dialogues&rdquo; in the Michigan Legislature. Not to mention the passage of a controversial abortion bill, and the announcement of the new Detroit River Bridge. During weeks like that, some things get overlooked.</p><p>One of them was that while all this was going on, the legislature quietly and unanimously passed a bill to prevent any other crooked politician from doing one thing Kwame Kilpatrick did.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 7934 at http://michiganradio.org Commentary: Changing the Law Keeping Them Honest http://michiganradio.org/post/keeping-them-honest <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-973312.mp3</p><p><font color="#000000" face="Arial" id="role_document" size="2"><font size="4"><font size="4"><font size="4">Maurice Kelman ought to be feeling proud today, For years, the retired Wayne State law professor has been waging a lonely battle to get Michigan to enforce what weak campaign finance laws we have.</font></font></font></font></p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:51:11 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 2876 at http://michiganradio.org Keeping Them Honest