Columns

COMMENTARY: From the baseball diamond to love triangle part II

March 22, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek I first wrote about Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera's family law tangle in May 2018, and it appears that the matter is nearing conclusion maybe. Miggy fathered two children with his ex-mistress Belkis Rodriguez, and was ...

COMMENTARY: Gender pay gap persists among Big Law partners

March 22, 2019

By Randi Lewis BridgeTower Media Newswires It's 2019 - and the gender pay gap between male and female lawyers remains a hot topic. High-profile lawsuits alleging pay inequality continue to be filed in federal and state courts across the country. A 2018 partner ...

OFF THE PRESS

March 22, 2019

Recently published by the American Bar Association, "Fix It: How History, Sports, and Education Can Inform Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Today" addresses the legal profession's struggle to achieve a more diverse bar. Author, attorney and diversity ...

SOCIAL SECURITY AND YOU: Social Security rules I can't explain

March 22, 2019

I pride myself on being able to give my readers the rationale behind various Social Security rules and regulations. Many times, readers will send me emails in which they express utter befuddlement at a law or regulation that affects their eligibility for Social ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Sufficient affluence / sustainable economy (episode two)

March 22, 2019

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie G. Sase, copy editor William A. Gross, researcher Prologue We are a nation of laws. We are states of laws. We are counties of laws. We are cities, towns, and townships of laws. As human beings, ...

COUNSELOR'S CORNER: The disarming power of love

March 22, 2019

Tension will always be with us. People can disappoint us. The murder of 50 Muslims in New Zealand and another 48 severely injured in the shooting by a white nationalist is so very disappointing. We become angry and feel so very helpless at times like this. ...