Columns

Organizational change and the limits of rationality

July 19, 2019

Susan Letterman White, BridgeTower Media Newswires As lawyers, we place great importance on being rational and logical. We pride ourselves on keeping our emotions under control. However, as business leaders, when we present rational arguments to persuade a ...

May I have a blank check?

July 19, 2019

J.P. Szafranski, BridgeTower Media Newswires Imagine you are at lunch with two acquaintances. They both happen to have successful business histories. Suddenly and with very little context, one of them hands over a blank check to the other. The recipient says ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

July 19, 2019

Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. Cass Cook, partner at Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss PC, is speaking at the electrical training ALLIANCE's National Training Institute (NTI) on July 30 at 9 a.m. at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His seventh ...

How the justice system fails us after police shootings

July 19, 2019

By Caren Morrison Georgia State University (THE CONVERSATION) - Two weeks ago, the police officer who shot Laquan McDonald in Chicago was charged with first-degree murder. Since then, the police superintendent was fired, and the Department of Justice announced ...

Minimum wage laws hurt people

July 19, 2019

By Michael D. LaFaive Mackinac Center for Public Policy Federal legislation has been introduced that would mandate a rise in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. I have often wondered - and in writing - if supporters of such mandates understand ...

Six keys to increase loyalty in your law firm

July 19, 2019

By Beth Sears BridgeTower Media Newswires All too often, attorneys abandon the law practice with which they work to join another or start their own. Usually unresolved conflict, misaligned values or better opportunities head the list of reasons for the separation. ...