Hearing Postponed on ACLU's Domestic Partnership Benefits Lawsuit

July 20, 2005

July 20, 2005 - Press Release

DETROIT -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has just been notified that the hearing scheduled for Thursday, July 21 to determine whether public employers may provide domestic partnership benefits following the passage of the “Marriage Amendment” has been postponed.

The reason for the delay is that Governor Jennifer Granholm has asked for more time to file new briefs.  A new hearing date has been scheduled for August 16, at 3:00 p.m.  before Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk.