Columns

Michigan must abolish cruel gas chamber deaths for shelter pets

April 13, 2015

Jenifer Martin Humane Society of Huron Valley We all realize that a time comes when every animal must die, just like each of us. Lost, homeless and abused animals in our shelters are routinely euthanized; this is a reality in our state and across the nation. ...

Asian lettuce wraps

April 13, 2015

There is one thing that gets me on my high horse more than anything - food snobbery. This takes many forms, from turning up one's nose at the corner diner, to declaring and decreeing what types of ethnic food are "authentic." I have a pretty reliable ...

Lessons from Mr. Spock

April 13, 2015

Hon. Michael Warren I'm a Trekkie, and proud of it. Even as a judge, author, and informal educator, I continue to learn from Mr. Spock. In the wake of actor Leonard Nimoy's untimely demise, I feel compelled - however emotional it might be - to share that wisdom. ...

More regulations in works to police not-for-profit hospitals

April 13, 2015

Cameron R. Monti, Howard & Howard For nearly a decade, the federal government has closely scrutinized hospitals that hold 501(c)(3) not-for-profit status and enjoy exemption from income, property, and sales tax. Yet many of those same hospitals that enjoy ...

It takes two...no wait...three to tango?

April 13, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    It is said that it takes two to tango but if England's House of Lords votes in favor of new legislation, it will take three in some cases when it comes to procreation. And no, this is not anything of the kinky sort ...

On 'speaking while female'

April 13, 2015

Sybil Dunlop The Daily Record Newswire   I occasionally find myself at a conference, meeting, or event where I am the only woman. It's litigation. It happens. In these circumstances, I can become hyper-aware of how much space I take up in the conversation. ...