Columns

Rethinking the whole tipping thing

December 11, 2017

I decided I had enough when I received my bill at one of my favorite Ann Arbor restaurants. There was the total, and the familiar line for a gratuity — but then something underneath that I had never seen before. “Optional: leave something extra ...

Court rulings land defendant in the doghouse

December 11, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Have you ever told someone something, and then had to explain that what you said wasn’t what you really meant? Louisiana defendant Warren Demesme knows that feeling all too well. Two years ago, Demesme, accused of sexually assaulting ...

OFF THE PRESS

December 11, 2017

"Model Jury Instructions: Product Liability" provides model jury instructions and verdict form interrogatories for use in most product liability cases, as well as law and commentary from which the instructions are derived. Each chapter provides an overview ...

Historic moments in negotiation

December 11, 2017

Lee Hornberger History provides us with lessons on how to be better peacemakers. To help us better understand and learn from these lessons, we will go from a small village in rural Virginia in 1865; to Geneva, Switzerland, in 1954; to a student sit in at Cambridge, ...

Sacred role' of judiciary jeopardized by threats

December 11, 2017

Judge Michael Warren One of the defining characteristics of our free republic is our strong adherence to the rule of law. President John F. Kennedy insightfully observed that, “Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the ...

Wild Mushroom Dip

December 11, 2017

A friend shared the below recipe for “Wild Mushroom Dip,” except she (offhandedly and ironically) called it “Mushroom Crack Dip.” Is that fair? Calling food “crack” is a form of hyperbole, and is often found in food writing. Some ...