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  • Firing workers enters new era: From private dismissals to online audiences

    February 16, 2024

    Did the employee who taped her video conference firing — which subsequently went viral —go too far?
    To Deborah Brouwer, managing partner of Detroit-based management-side labor and employment law firm Nemeth Bonnette Brouwer, the real issue is not whether the employee should not have shared the tape, or even whether the discharge was justified, but how the employer handled the discharge in the first place.

  • Talking healthcare law at Cooley

    February 16, 2024

    Cooley Law School’s Health Law Society recently hosted a panel discussion on exploring careers in healthcare law, featuring health law professionals from Michigan.

  • Michigan consumers lose $151K to scams in 2023

    February 16, 2024

    The Federal Trade Commission received 52,036 fraud reports from consumers in Michigan in 2023, according to newly released data.
    Michigan consumers reported losing a total of $151,679,000 to fraud, with a median loss of $410.

  • At a Glance ...

    February 16, 2024

    DETROIT (AP) — A man in prison for nearly 60 years was eligible for immediate release Tuesday after a  judge reduced his sentence, the result of a major change in how Michigan treats 18-year-olds convicted of murder.
    Ivory Thomas began serving a life sentence in 1965 for killing a young man in a Detroit park. He was 18 at the time of the fatal stabbing, according to the Wayne County prosecutor's office.

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