Saturday, lawyer Kyle Bristow announced he will no longer assist white supremacist Richard Spencer in various high-profile lawsuits with universities involving free speech. Negotiations between the University of Michigan and Spencer to schedule an on-campus speaking event will continue without Bristow.
After 25 years with the Ann Arbor Police Department — the last two as the head of the department — Police Chief Jim Baird will be relocating to Breckenridge, Colo., according to the Summit Daily of Summit County, Colo.
On Tuesday, a Washtenaw County Circuit Court judge sentenced Clifford Raymond Bingham, who was a professor at the University of Michigan until September 2017, to 90 days in jail and five years of probation for possession of child pornography.
The Ann Arbor Police Department is recommending Scorekeepers –– a bar which, thanks to its popularity among University of Michigan students, is the most Ubered-to destination in the state of Michigan — lose its liquor license when it expires on April 30, according to a report from MLive.
Former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to serve 40 years to 175 years in state prison Wednesday afternoon at the conclusion of a week-long trial. More than 150 survivors of sexual assault delivered statements over the course of the week, testifying to the molestation and abuse they suffered at the hands of Nassar under the guise of medical treatment over the past 30 years.
The city of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Scio Township and the Huron River Watershed Council will be allowed to continue their case against Gelman Sciences, Inc., the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in an order on Jan. 12.
The University of Michigan will offer white supremacist Richard Spencer and his team potential dates for an event hosted by Spencer by the end of January, University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald confirmed Friday.
"What we've indicated is that we would have some dates to suggest by the end of January," Fitzgerald said. "We would suggest the dates by the end of January. The dates will be in the future."