October 7, 2010

    1. Money Matters: A lesson in lending: Understanding financial covenants
    2. Legal View: A straw donor by any other name is still a straw donor
    3. The Firm: Don't be sure that alternative billing cuts legal costs
    4. Confessions of a Condor: Anniversary Month


    1. Texas Judge asked to declare executed man innocent
    2. National Roundup
    3. Oregon Tight money prevents some state prosecutions
    4. Kansas Anti-gay church's lawyer a study in contradictions
    5. New York Most 9/11 responders agree to settlement resolving lawsuit 95 percent of plaintiffs must sign by Nov. 8


    1. Lansing -- Informed Vote 2010 -- Watchdog: Outsiders air 80% of ads in Mich. races Biggest outside spending has come in the race for governor
    2. State Roundup
    3. 117 Wayne Law alumni named among 'Rising Stars'
    4. A look at candidates for the Michigan Court of Appeals


    1. Supreme Court Watch Supreme Court grapples with NASA privacy questions
    2. Supreme Court Notebook
    3. Georgia FBI: Stripper, drugs, guns and judge don't mix Case shocks legal community, opens hornets nest of conflict of interest
    4. California LA schools, ACLU reach agreement on layoffs


    1. Global Economic Outlook IMF: Europe needs to wean banks off crisis support
    2. IMF sees global economy gaining, US growth slowing International lending agency predicts U.S. economy will grow 2.6 percent this year, below its previous estimate of 3.3 percent
    3. Bailout Politics Bank bailout supporters struggling for re-election


    1. Dykema receives Beacon of Justice Award from NLADA
    2. Daily Briefs (Oct 7)
    3. Fighting Fire
    4. Change of venue: Oakland County Law Library collection finds a new home