Columns

COMMENTARY: Herd instinct still prevalent in the news world

December 1, 2022

By Berl Falbaum Someone once observed that reporters are like birds on a telephone wire.  When one sits, they all sit.  When one flies, they all do—and in the same direction. (To political junkies:  The essence of this observation ...

COMMENTARY: Mediators offer perspectives on probate and trust resolution

December 1, 2022

By Edmund J. Sikorski Jr. and Randolph T. Barker When probate and trust issues arise, mediation is superior to litigation for resolving disputes. Mediation affords clients more control and involvement in the dispute resolution process; is more cost-effective; ...

Legal People ...

December 1, 2022

The Kitch firm is proud that the hard work and dedication of the following attorneys has been recognized by their peers leading to their selection as Top Lawyers by DBusiness in their practice areas: Karen B. Berkery – Labor and Employment Law Gregory ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Allegorical economics - The storyteller's journey (part one)

December 1, 2022

By John F. Sase Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor "The standard path of the mythological adventure of the hero is the magnification of the formula represented in the rites of passage: separation-initiation-return, which might ...

COMMENTARY: Latest United Nations report offers little hope for the environment

December 1, 2022

By Berl Falbaum I’ll admit that I feel guilty writing this column given that all of us are already on overload with bad news:  Inflation, COVID, the projection for a major flu season, the Ukraine and the possibility of nuclear war, the scary move ...

COMMENTARY: 'Access to Justice' is only possible when courts recognize need for jury trial

December 1, 2022

By A. Vince Colella “…[I]f they agree in nothing else, concur at least in the value they set upon trial by jury…” — Alexander Hamilton On April 15, 2018, a powerful ice storm swept through southeast Michigan toppling trees, ...