Columns

Empowering staff with service and education

August 27, 2015

Edward Poll, The Daily Record Newswire   Staff members are a critical part of any law firm. They serve as important firm resources—but this is only true if lawyers empower them by allowing them to provide service and receive education. Service Clients ...

Michigan one step closer to major civil asset forfeiture reforms

August 27, 2015

Joseph Luppino-Esposito, Right on Crime Michigan is another step closer to making major reforms to its civil asset forfeiture laws. The Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved several measures that makes civil asset forfeiture more transparent ...

The self-fulfilling prophecy: How we create our own conflicts and how we might stop doing so

August 27, 2015

Why does an athlete who languishes on one team flourish when traded to another? Why does a move from one school to another result in a student’s change from mediocrity to discovery of new inner resources? Why do the police and the communities they serve ...

Getting their Uber on

August 27, 2015

Mark Levison, The Levison Group I am a rebel, an anti-establishment guy, schooled in the hard lessons of a government gone wrong in the 60s that resulted in the deaths of lots of young men from my generation. I am a non-conformist; that’s my story and ...

Optimal management of outside vendors

August 27, 2015

Mark J. Kovaleski, The Daily Record Newswire In today’s competitive market, organizations of all types look for ways to get ahead of the competition. As the dollar gets squeezed from all sides, operations managers look for ways to perform their functions ...

'My goodness,' U.S. Supreme Court term features both 'super-duper' and regrettable writing

August 27, 2015

Ken Bresler, The Daily Record Newswire “[I]nterpretive jiggery-pokery” got the most attention. That’s a barb, meaning trickery, from Justice Antonin G. Scalia’s dissent to and characterization of the Supreme Court’s recent Obamacare ...