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Legal Milestone List

  Elloitt-Larsen Civil Rights Act
  Milliken v. Bradley
  Elk, Oil, and the Environment
  Whisper to Rallying Cry
  Poletown & Eminent Domain
  Prentiss M. Brown
  Otis Milton Smith
  Freedom Road
  President Gerald R. Ford
  Mary Coleman
  Committee of One
  Milo Radulovich
  Striking Racial Covenants
  Murphy's Dissent
  Conveying Michigan
  Ending Jim Crow
  Pond's Defense
  Mount Clemens Pottery
  Emelia Schaub
  Rose of Aberlone
  Protecting the Impaired
  Laughing Whitefish
  The Uninvited Ear
  The King's Grant
  Improving Justice
  One Person—One Vote
  Eva Belles' Vote
  Constitutional Convention
  Ten Hours or No Sawdust
  Access to Public Water
  Augustus Woodward
  Sojourner Truth
  Justice William Fletcher
  Roosevelt-Newett Trial
  Cooley Law Office
  Baseball Reserve Clause
  Ossian Sweet Trial


Timeline

Historical Date
Milestone
Dedicated

    1925

Ossian Sweet Trial
1986

    1914

Baseball's Reserve Clause
1996
    1859
Cooley Law Office
1986

    1913

Roosevelt-Newett Libel Trial
1986
    1833
Justice William Fletcher
1987
    1858
Sojourner Truth

1987/1997

    1805
Augustus Woodward
1988

    1925

Public Access to Public Water
1988
    1885
Ten Hours or No Sawdust
1988

    1961, 1962

Constitutional Convention
1989/2007
    1888
Eva Belles' Vote
1990

    1960s

One Person, One Vote
1990
    1911
Improving Justice
1991

    1750

The King's Grant
1991

    1971

The Uninvited Ear
1991

    1889

Laughing Whitefish
1992
    1913
Protecting the Impaired
1993
    1886
Rose of Aberlone
1993/2008
    1924
Emelia Schaub
1994

    1946

Mount Clemens Pottery
1994

    1860

Pond's Defense
1995
    1885, 1925, 1927
Ending Jim Crow
1995

    1831

Conveying Michigan
1996
    1944, 1988
Murphy's Dissent
1996
    1944,1947
Striking Racial Covenants
1997

    1953

Milo Radulovich and the Fall of McCarthyism
1998
    1983
Committee of One
1999
    1972
Pioneer, Advocate, Woman—Mary Coleman
2000

    1974

President Gerald R. Ford
2004

    1847

Freedom Road
2005

    1922-1994

Otis Milton Smith
2006

    1950

Prentiss Marsh Brown
2007

    1981

Poletown and Eminent Domain
2008

    1982

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry
2009

    1979

Elk, Oil, and Environment
2010

    1974

Milikin v. Bradley
2011

    1976

Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act
2012
         
   
 

 

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