Detroit News v. Independent Citizens Redistricting Comm’n
No. 163823 (Mich. S. Ct.)
State court action alleging that the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission’s failure to release important notes and memoranda from closed meetings is a violation of the state’s constitutional requirement for transparency.
On Dec. 20, 2021, the Michigan Supreme Court held that the Commission’s closed-session meeting violated the constitution and compelled disclosure of several previously confidential memos related to that session.