John E. Mogk is professor of law at Wayne State University. He is a scholar of urban issues and has advised the state, Wayne County and City of Detroit on numerous urban development initiatives.
John E. Mogk
August 19, 2020 | John E. Mogk
This summer, the nonprofit organization New Detroit declared war on racism. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, elected officials and policymakers must join the fight for it to matter.
June 1, 2020 | John E. Mogk
It takes a tragic killing such as George Floyd's and the rebellions that have followed for there to be a wake-up call that structural racism remains below the surface and alive in America.
April 9, 2019 | John E. Mogk
We won’t rebuild Detroit’s middle class without thinking outside the box. Here’s one idea.
May 17, 2018 | John E. Mogk
An appeals court is expected to soon decide whether the state is shorting Michigan local governments billions of dollars a year under the Headlee Amendment to the state constitution
February 1, 2018 | John E. Mogk
Rethinking why we still celebrate U.S. Sen. Lewis Cass, who owned and sold slaves, and helped implement national “Indian Removal” policies.
September 1, 2017 | John E. Mogk
Urban violence is the easy answer for the decline of Michigan’s largest city. But many policy decisions, before and after the unrest, played a larger part in depopulation and its related problems.