DETROIT (WXYZ) - Bill Schuette vs. Godfrey Dillard; it's a preview of an important case regarding race, higher education, employment and contracting coming before the High Court in less than two weeks.
The Michigan Civil Rights Initiative will be argued on Spotlight on the News before the U.S. Supreme Court hears Michigan Attorney General Schuette's defense of the controversial state law.
Detroit civil rights attorney Dillard will explain why he believes a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling declaring the Initiative unconstitutional should stand.
Join me as Schuette also discusses some of Michigan's hottest political races and the possibility that he may be headed for a legal showdown with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevin Orr.
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