March 15, 2011

    1. Law Life: Romance returns to life on the lam
    2. Money Matters: Just when we thought it was safe to go out in the woods...
    3. The Firm: Law firm newsletters still alive and kicking


    1. National Roundup
    2. Washington Piracy bill pits Microsoft against tech giants Opponents argue that bill leaves companies vulnerable to frivolous lawsuits
    3. New York: Case of mayor's money puts Independence Party in costly spot
    4. Promises, Promises: Little transparency progress seen in Obama administration Many agencies taking longer than last year to provide records


    1. Kalamazoo: Court reopens case of man shackled in courtroom
    2. Environment: Group seeks forest restoration to cleanse planet Project aims to clone the oldest, largest trees of valuable species
    3. Eye on Lansing: Snyder's budget process provides few specifics


    1. Connecticut: Trials to start in case of child molester Doctor died without ever facing criminal charges
    2. Court Roundup


    1. Agriculture: Ag industry, lawmakers try to limit secret videos Animal rights activists say bill is an attempt to intimidate whistleblowers
    2. Small Talk: Business owners can prevent worker defections
    3. Economy: Markets applaud European debt crisis package Little euphoria in Ireland, though, as its stock market, bond prices remain flat


    1. Lansing: Fake Twitter account pokes fun at budget director Nixon; Nixon says it comes with the territory
    2. Bowled Over
    3. Wayne Law student wins best oralist in sports law competition
    4. Task force tackles mortgage fraud: Group gets funding from 2 federal grants
    5. Raising the Stakes: President of Bar Foundation eyes banner 'Signature Event'