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Innovation produces surprising benefits

July 2, 2020

Jerome Rock  I have long encouraged the use of Narrative or Written Witness Statements as a vehicle for introducing the direct testimony of witnesses under the control of a party at the Arbitration Hearing. I eventually developed a formal Protocol, standardizing ...

On matters of race, lawyers can do better

July 2, 2020

Sybil Dunlop BridgeTower Media Newswires Horrifyingly, I wasn’t surprised when I heard about George Floyd’s murder. But I was surprised by our society’s collective reaction to this event. Perhaps it is because we have been home for months, ...

Know your (water) rights before purchasing that lakefront home

July 2, 2020

Daniel Dalton Dalton &?Tomich Outdoor recreation seekers are flocking to the water now that summer is here and states have begun relaxing their COVID-19 restrictions, and that has some home buyers in search of shoreline properties for a longer-lasting ...

Important choices for Michigan No-Fault car insurance in 2020

July 2, 2020

Michael Garris Garris, Garris, Garris &?Garris, P.C. The Michigan Automobile No-Fault Law, which first went into effect in October 1973, underwent major changes in May 2019. Some of those changes were implemented in June of 2019, but the most important ...

New U.S. citizens heard a message transcending time

July 2, 2020

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Four summers ago, before Detroit’s baseball team began its freefall into the Major League abyss, I was invited to step onto the field at Comerica Park to cover something far more important than a game between the ...

'Listening' to Blacks Shouldn't Be Conditional

July 2, 2020

Rev. Dean Nelson Douglass Leadership Institute Too many whites on the right and left only want to listen to Blacks who agree with them on everything. The horrifying murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd has sparked unprecedented conversations ...