Columns

COMMENTARY: The Civil War, Then and Now: The Lost Cause, true believers, and January 6, 2021

October 19, 2021

By Samuel Damren This is the third commentary in a four-part series on “The Civil War, Then and Now.” The previous two commentaries examined the falsehoods underlying The Lost Cause, the methods utilized by its propogandists, and their parallels ...

COMMENTARY: Newspaper Modernization protects Michigan citizens

October 19, 2021

By Julie Stafford Last week the Michigan Senate unanimously passed the Newspaper Modernization bills, SB 258 and SB 259 sponsored by Senator Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) and Senator Curtis VanderWall (R-Ludington). Michigan law currently requires that public ...

COMMENTARY: University vaccine mandates - Religion trumps privacy

October 19, 2021

By A. Vince Colella Recently, in two separate lawsuits, student athletes and employees challenged vaccine mandates at their respective universities. Coincidentally, the federal cases were both filed in the western district and assigned to Judge Paul Maloney. ...

Legal People

October 19, 2021

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP recently welcomed two experienced attorneys to the firm. Jeremy J. Gajewski and Robin E. Yono, both of whom join Warner as senior counsel, bring diverse backgrounds and experiences to the firm. They will practice in the firm’s ...

COMMENTARY: What does it mean to be an American?

October 19, 2021

By Lee H. Hamilton I've been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be an American, to have a shared stake in this country and its fortunes. In some ways, I suppose the question is unanswerable: We are a vast, diverse country, and we each answer ...

COMMENTARY: The Civil War then and now

October 19, 2021

Robert E. Lee and the problem only Donald Trump can fix By Samuel Damren This is the second commentary in a 4-part series discussing the Civil War, Then and Now. The first commentary examined Donald Trump’s desire to be seen in the same positive ...