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COMMENTARY: What is your local government trying to hide?

May 20, 2022

By Paul J. Hedbreder For over a decade, lobbyists for local governments including Michigan townships, Michigan counties, and the Michigan Municipal League have been on a mission to pull public notices out of newspapers and put them on municipal ...

COMMENTARY: An incredible journey, an incredible life

May 20, 2022

By Alan Gershel As a docent, I recently led a tour at the Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center in Naples, Fla. It was an experience I will remember for the remainder of my life. A survivor, Suzanne Cohn, a hidden child of the Holocaust, ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Economical writing at law firms, part I

May 20, 2022

By Dr. John F. Sase "[E]ven passable writing involves rewriting again and again and again." -Deirdre N. McCloskey, "Economical Writing" (Waveland Press, 2nd ed., 2000) Prelude This month, we will explore the art of writing for those who ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

May 20, 2022

­Butzel attorney and shareholder Mitchell Zajac has been named to DBusiness magazine's 2022 Class of "30 in Their Thirties," which profiles metro Detroit business professionals who have achieved notable success in their respective fields. Zajac also was ...

COMMENTARY: Supreme Court leak poses 'grave threat to our republic'

May 20, 2022

By Judge Michael Warren On May 2, Politico published a draft majority opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization. The draft reverses the landmark Roe v Wade decision, which found a federal constitutional ...

COMMENTARY: Supreme Court leak poses 'grave threat to our republic'

May 20, 2022

By Judge Michael Warren On May 2, Politico published a draft majority opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization. The draft reverses the landmark Roe v Wade decision, which found a federal constitutional ...