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Learn to treat law like a marathon

October 11, 2019

By Lloyd C. Rosenberg BridgeTower Media Newswires I became a partner at my firm the same year that my son was born. My wife decided that she would be a stay-at-home mom. We then purchased a larger house that we could ill afford at the time. Nothing like overachieving ...

Don't let your billable turn into write-offs

October 11, 2019

By Jacob Kahn BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s a safe bet that if you’re reading this piece, you’ve purchased a car at some point in your life. Maybe you even bought it new. Perhaps you’ve also taken out a mortgage, or a small business ...

Workplace Sex Discrimination Claims are Common - but They're not Making it into Court

October 11, 2019

By Joseph A. Seiner University of South Carolina (THE CONVERSATION) — Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken up by the Supreme Court this week. While these ...

Legal Writing Notebook

October 11, 2019

Liberating the Bride of Frankenmemo By Karin Ciano BridgeTower Media Newswires   A late hour in a dark office. A sleep-deprived lawyer squints at a glowing flatscreen, her keyboard pattering: tappity tap tap tap. Ctrl+C. Ctrl+V. Tap tappity tap. Ctrl+C. ...

Utilities have big solar plans for Michigan but overlook the long-term costs

October 11, 2019

Michigan's monopoly utilities, DTE and Consumers Energy, say that environmental sustainability is one of their key emphases. As evidence, they cite their push to close coal plants and massively expand their industrial solar generation facilities. Despite their ...

Colt ends public sales of the AR-15, but gun-control ­advocates shouldn't celebrate

October 11, 2019

(THE CONVERSATION) - When the Colt gun manufacturing corporation announced in September that it would stop producing its AR-15 semiautomatic rifle for sale to the general public to focus on handguns and military production some gun-control advocates declared ...