May 20, 2011

    1. The Firm: No firm needs to be an island
    2. Commentary: One Perspective: Globalizing democratic exceptionalism
    3. Taking Stock: Ralcorp
    4. Legal Affairs: Lawmakers again try to ban forced arbitration clauses
    5. Eye on Lansing: Gov. Snyder vs. the Political Careerists


    1. National Roundup
    2. Washington, D.C.: No more gobbledygook: Feds must stop writing gibberish under new law
    3. Minnesota: Activists decry probe revealed by found FBI papers 23 people have been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury in Illinois
    4. Louisiana: Judge: Disabled can bring suit to trial


    1. Seminar to focus on Michigan's evolving medical marijuana laws


    1. Kentucky: Court grants DNA test for death row inmate
    2. Montana: Ex-billionaire to seek sanctions against state; Faces $40 million civil judgment over bankruptcy claims
    3. New Jersey: Plavix cases start to pick up as deadline nears Thousands of cases are expected to be filed in coming months
    4. Tennessee: Label sues Tim McGraw for breach of contract


    1. Retail: The great consumer divide; Rich spend, others scrimp, retail reports show
    2. Real Estate: Fixed rates touch new lows for 201;1 Housing market remains weak
    3. Economy: Fed considers tighter credit as economy improves
    4. Global Affairs: Europe demands next IMF chief comes from EU


    1. Frontier lawman: WSU professor helps decode mysteries of cyberspace law
    2. Washington: Obama nominee may be defeated by GOP; Liberal law professor is test case for both parties
    3. Daily Briefs
    4. The 'Joy' of vacation: Corporate attorney finds second career in travel industry
    5. Village of Hope: Area agency provides foundation for students to rebuild their lives