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Stateside: Interpreting impeachment law; rebranding invasive carp; teachers get COVID vaccine

Feb 10, 2021

The U.S. Senate is moving forward with the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump, whose defense team drew on the scholarship of a Michigan lawyer to further its argument. But Michigan State University law professor Brian Kalt says Trump’s lawyers misrepresented his work.
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Today on Stateside, the Senate’s impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump has begun. We talk with a Michigan lawyer whose scholarship has played a role in both sides of the debate. Also, an update on vaccinations for teachers, as an increasing number of Michigan schools aim to return to in-person learning. Plus, a reporter weighs in on a culinary rebrand of invasive carp.

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MSU prof says Trump legal team misrepresenting his research

  • Brian Kalt is a professor of law at Michigan State University.

The effort to rebrand a pesky (but totally delicious) invasive carp

  • Keith Matheny is an environmental reporter for the Detroit Free Press.

Here’s why Michigan Radio will no longer use the term “Asian Carp”

  • Rachel Ishikawa is a podcast producer for Michigan Radio.
  • Lester Graham is an environmental reporter for Michigan Radio.

Michigan educators’ vaccine rates ahead of national curve

  • Doug Pratt is public affairs director for the Michigan Education Association.

How Dearborn Public Schools got vaccines to teachers ahead of return to in-person learning

  • Glenn Maleyko is the superintendent of Dearborn Public Schools.