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Can Faragher-Ellerth ­survive the ­ #MeToo movement?

December 13, 2018

Frank A. Cania, BridgeTower Media Newswires After a brief absence from this column to launch a new HR consulting firm, I find myself once again wading into the potentially dangerous waters of the #MeToo movement. Dangerous for me because: 1) I’m a middle-aged ...

School districts exaggerate the harms of losing students to choice

December 13, 2018

Ben DeGrow, Mackinac Center for Public Policy Both the hard data and the opinions of parents highlight the benefits for Michigan students who exercise educational choice. But critics often say that when families leave a district, the result, especially in ...

In 2019, women's rights are still not explicitly ­recognized in U.S. Constitution

December 13, 2018

Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University (THE CONVERSATION) — Over nine decades, efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to recognize women’s rights have faced major challenges. Congress finally passed such legislation, known as the Equal ...

Learn the unwritten rules

December 13, 2018

Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV and Daniel I. Small BridgeTower Media Newswires In every walk of life, there are unwritten rules that must be learned through experience, observation or training. So it is with trial practice. You can learn the rules of evidence and ...

McDonald's is all good

December 13, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: What are McDonald's largest competitors? They've got to be what's damaging McDonald's revenues, which, according to Morningstar, have been declining every year since 2013. How can McDonald's compete with all the new franchises selling hamburgers, ...

2018 holiday gift guide for tech-savvy lawyers

December 13, 2018

Nicole Black, BridgeTower Media Newswires Thanksgiving is behind us and, like it or not, we’re smack dab in the middle of the holiday shopping season. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got lots of people on your gift-gift-giving ...