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Rivers Interviewed by MLive On Upcoming Michigan Gay Marriage Ruling

Beth_RiversGay rights activists in Michigan are poised to celebrate an appeals ruling that could uphold the overturning of the state's ban against same-sex marriage. But the ruling may not go their way as some experts say a split decision could stall the victory and the three-judge panel of the U.S 6th Circuit Court of Appeals is unpredictable Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers partner Beth Rivers was interviewed by MLive in a published story on the upcoming ruling and said "there is a general feeling that the 6th Circuit, which is considering gay marriage-related questions out of Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee as well as Michigan, could be the first to reject a legal right to same-sex marriage. There is some feeling that this circuit could buck the current trend and rule in favor of the state," she said. "Usually when the Supreme Court takes a case, it's because there was a split in the circuits... I think that there was some hope that they would take it and resolve it nationally for all 50 sates. But they didn't see a need for it yet." You can read the entire MLive story here.

New Class-Action Lawsuits Filed By Flint Residents

Complaint in Genesee County Circuit Court asks for Injunction against Water Shut-offs, Declaration that Water Users who Received Dangerous Water are Not Responsible for Paying Bills FLINT, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016-- A group of Flint residents have...

Crain's Detroit Business Discusses UIA Suit with Lord

From Crain's Detroit Business, Dec. 6 in a story by Chad Halcom About three years ago, the state launched its Michigan Integrated Data Automated System, which is able to cross-check benefit claimants against other computer records and flag events...

Pitt Led Flint Water Meeting Draws TV Attention

More than 100 Flint residents attended a meeting Dec. 1 at the Northbank Center in Flint looking for more information on a class action law suit against Michigan Governor Snyder regarding contaminated water int he Flint water system.  You can...

Lord Profile Featured in Detroit Legal News

The following article appeared in the July 22, 2015 edition of Detroit Legal News and featured Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers attorney Jennifer Lord.  Jennifer Lord's dream in high school and college was to become a U.S. Senator a dream that...