December 7, 2010

Michigan Assistant Attorney General Fired After Targeting Openly Gay Student Leader

Andrew Shirvell, Assistant Attorney General for Michigan, was fired after a serious of incidents involving an openly gay University of Michigan student.  Shirvell reportedly violated office policies, engaged in borderline stalking behavior, and inappropriately used state resources.  Shirvell’s target was an University of Michigan’s student body president Chris Armstrong.  Shirvell had started a blog about the student, titled “Chris Armstrong Watch,” claiming Armstrong was a “racist, elitist liar” and “privileged pervert.”  Although Shirvell’s speech may […]