Columns

The four horsemen of the lying witness apocalypse

December 19, 2014

 Daniel I. Small, The Daily Record Newswire The classic — and extreme — problem in ethical witness preparation is the one we discussed in the last column. Perjury: The client who intends to lie, or has done so. It’s a dilemma caused ...

In Sight . . .

December 19, 2014

 A full roster for ABA president Heath Hamacher, The Daily Record Newswire Access to justice, sentencing reform and the role of the legal community in the immigration crisis are a few of the issues William C. Hubbard is taking on as the 2014-15 president ...

One Perspective . . .

December 19, 2014

 Senior Olympics subsidy getting old Michael D. LaFaive and Ted Keranen, Mackinac Center for Public Policy Michigan’s state budget is a $52 billion-plus document that cuts across most aspects of our lives: police, courts, transportation and education ...

Under Analysis . . .

December 19, 2014

 It’s really not that simple Mark Levison, The Levison Group As Christmas 2014 approaches, it is difficult as a legal commentator, not to reflect on the turmoil and angst permeating the country over the legal system as a result of grand jury decisions ...

Social media and tax implications for nonprofits

December 19, 2014

 Michelle M. Cain, The Daily Record Newswire More and more nonprofits actively participate on social media channels to get in front of potential donors. I’m sure you’ve heard of success stories such as the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket ...

How to increase odds of client satisfaction post-arbitration

December 19, 2014

 Eric E. Van Loon, The Daily Record Newswire Full-scale courthouse litigation is pricing itself out of the market of corporate affordability. Except for truly “bet the company” matters, the costs of extensive discovery, dispositive motions, ...