arthur tarnow http://michiganradio.org en Federal judge dismisses lawsuit by anti-gay attorney http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-judge-dismisses-lawsuit-anti-gay-attorney <p>DETROIT (AP) - An ex-attorney for the state of Michigan who was fired after expressing hostility toward a gay University of Michigan student government president has lost a defamation lawsuit against another lawyer.<br><br>Detroit federal Judge Arthur Tarnow on Tuesday said Deborah Gordon's comments about Andrew Shirvell were either true or opinions and showed no malice. He dismissed the case.<br><br>Gordon called Shirvell a "rebel without a clue," among other things.<br><br>Shirvell says the ruling "reeks of hypocrisy and a double-standard."<br> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:06:02 +0000 The Associated Press 14468 at http://michiganradio.org Federal judge dismisses lawsuit by anti-gay attorney