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TAR software can help lawyers out of document mire

July 31, 2015

Jessica Stephen, The Daily Record Newswire Thanks to computers, the days of flipping through stacks of paper documents are over. But how much can attorneys rely on computers to decide what evidence is relevant and what is not? And what role can predictive ...

Recent developments with retirement plans

July 31, 2015

Philip J. Curtis There have been two significant developments affecting the operation of qualified retirement plans recently.  First, on April 14, the Department of Labor released its long-awaited proposed regulations (“DOL Regulations”) ...

On Point: Five road funding principles

July 31, 2015

Joseph G. Lehman, Mackinac Center for Public Policy One might live a lifetime without witnessing a political trouncing like the one voters delivered to Proposal 1 on May 5. The complex measure to annually devote $1.2 billion more for roads by raising taxes ...

Under Analysis: We need a presidential candidate who knows the law

July 31, 2015

Mark Levison, The Levison Group As I was walking out of the lunchroom, Sheila suggested I should run for president. Her comment took me by surprise because we had not been talking about politics. In fact, we hadn’t been talking at all. When asked why ...

Zero-percent financing turns heads, but may not be best deal

July 31, 2015

Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get. Dealers can offer zero-percent financing ...

Prosecute Tsarnaev in Middlesex? Really?

July 31, 2015

Nancy Gertner, The Daily Record Newswire Nothing about the intention of District Attorney Marian T. Ryan to prosecute Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for murder in Middlesex County after he has received a death sentence in federal court makes sense. It doesn’t make ...