© 2021 MICHIGAN RADIO
91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 91.3 Port Huron 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Stateside

Stateside: Proposal to halve Lansing PD’s budget; “Deep Cover” podcast; MI’s death penalty history

outside of SCOTUS building
user dbking
/
Flickr - http://j.mp/1SPGCl0
The Supreme Court justices ruled July 9 that a large part of Oklahoma is part of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation territory. But this ruling could affect a lawsuit filed by the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians against Michigan.

Today on Stateside, we discussed how two recent Supreme Court decisions may impact cases in Michigan. Plus, last night, Lansing City Council heard public comments on a proposal to cut police funding in the city by 50 percent over the next several years.

(Subscribe to Stateside on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or with this RSS link)

Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Lansing City Council looking into proposal to defund police by 50%

SS_20200714_Betz_Defunding_Lansing_Police.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Brandon Betz

  • Brandon Betz is a member of Lansing City Council.

New podcast “Deep Cover” reveals how a Detroit FBI agent found himself in the middle of a massive drug cartel bust

SS_20200714_Halpern_Timmons_Deep_Cover_Podcast.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Jake Halpern and Ned Timmons

  • Jake Halpern is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author.
  • Ned Timmons is a former FBI agent who specialized in drug activities.

As a federal death sentence is carried out, a reflection on Michigan's long history as a state without capital punishment

SS_20200714_Braughton_Death_Penalty.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Richard Broughton

  • Richard Broughton is an assistant professor of law at University of Detroit-Mercy.

U.S. Supreme Court decision may influence fate of Michigan tribe's land claim

SS_20200714_Fletcher_SCOTUS_LTBB.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Matthew Fletcher

  • Matthew Fletcher is a law professor at MSU and director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at MSU. He's also a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottowa and Chippewa Indians.
Related Content