Michigan Game Law Permanently Blocked
Text of ESA v. Michigan Permanent Injunction
Text of Michigan Violent Games Law
Following the Illinois District Court’s Dec. 2, 2005 ruling, Judge George Caram Steeh, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan granted the ESA’s motion for summary judgment and handed down a permanent injunction against the state’s Violent Games Law, which was signed into law by Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, ruling it unconstitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendment. Contrary to the state’s claims, the judge ruled that the state failed to effectively exhibit a link between games and violent behavior.
- Michigan Game Law Permanently Blocked (April 3, 2006)
- Michigan Game Law Temporarily Blocked (November 9, 2006)
- Michigan Governor Signs Violent Games Bill, ESA Files Suit (September 14, 2005)