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  • Asked & Answered: Looking back on years as state appellate defender

    February 20, 2018

    Dawn Van Hoek is retiring from her position as Michigan’s Appellate Defender, where she managed the state’s indigent appellate defense system, including of the State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) and the Michigan Appellate Assigned Counse

  • Justice Thomas: Process not 'what it ought to be'

    February 20, 2018

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said recently he believes that Congress’ process for confirming judges and others in government will discourage “some of our best people” from serving.

  • Dearborn makes $1.25M deal in fatal police shooting

    February 20, 2018

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit suburb agreed to a $1.25 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of a woman who was fatally shot by police near a shopping mall, according to a recently relealsed document.

  • Alzheimer's advocate: Lawyer focuses on 'compassionate' approach for clients with dementia

    February 20, 2018

    When attorney Dan Kosmowski’s father was diagnosed with early onset dementia in 2009, Kosmowski began a journey that led him to change not only his life, but his entire legal practice.

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