September 22, 2011


    1. Law Life: Amended complaint may revive arbitration rights
    2. Legal View: The importance of describing, enabling your invention
    3. Commentary: No. 2 of the top 3 hearings you're likely to attend in a divorce


    1. Washington, D.C.: Study aims to alter police lineups; Reliability of eyewitness IDs questioned
    2. Louisiana: Parents convicted of lying to help killer son
    3. National Roundup
    4. Colorado: 3 Siblings planned life in Mexico after crime spree; Brothers and sister are accused of robbing a bank and shooting at police
    5. Texas: Stigma lingers in town infamous for dragging death
    6. Washington, D.C.: House disaster vote sets up showdown with Senate; Bill cuts $1.5 billion from program to promote fuel-efficient vehicles
    7. Alaska: Fairbanks campaign ad reignites gun debate


    1. 75 Honigman attorneys named 'Super Lawyers'
    2. Lansing: Democrat switches to GOP to run in House race; Slezak criticizes Pres. Obama
    3. Lansing: State changing rules for food stamp eligibility
    4. Grand Rapids: ArtPrize returns for 3rd year, expected to draw 500,000 Organizers say event will host 1,582 artists from 39 countries


    1. Court Roundup
    2. Texas: Supreme Court halts execution of ex-Army recruiter Man has received three stays of execution this year from high court


    1. Real Estate: In the U.S., two housing markets and two directions; Sales and prices are up for luxury homes -- but not elsewhere
    2. Business: Debt collectors: Business is great but hard as ever; Also growing is the number of consumer complaints about debt collectors


    1. Asked and Answered:Lynn A. Gandhi
    2. Attorney: Elderly want to maintain their independence; Dustin Foster speaks on elderlaw at SBM annual meeting