City of Detroit joins high-profile literacy lawsuit

January 25, 2017

The City of Detroit is weighing in on a high-profile literacy lawsuit that accuses state officials of denying Detroit students access to literacy. Eli Savit, an attorney representing the city, filed an amicus brief today in U.S. District Court in Detroit that argues access to literacy is a fundamental right. It asks Judge Stephen J. Murphy III to shoot down the state’s request to dismiss the case. Continue reading.