Columns

The importance of legal formalities in contracts

October 23, 2014

 Sean Gay, The Daily Record Newswire In the hurly-burly world of construction, it’s not uncommon for parties to cut corners in their haste to enter into contracts. Although some legal formalities are less important now than they once were, parties ...

One Perspective . . .

October 23, 2014

 In faith or politics, it’s all about grace Stephen B. Young, The Daily Record Newswire The recent Synod of Catholic Bishops, convened at the Vatican, has — mirabile dictu — shown us a way out of our dysfunctional political gridlock ...

On Point . . .

October 23, 2014

 Why is voting turnout so low in the United States? Steven Schier, The Daily Record Newswire Turnout in next month’s midterm elections will be remarkably low by international standards. Just 37 percent of America’s voting age population appeared ...

Under Analysis . . .

October 23, 2014

 October Mark Levison, The Levison Group Most of the boys of summer have laid down their gloves and surrendered the game to those few still standing as we head towards the colder days of the World Series. Leaves are changing in most American communities, ...

Volatile September market is true to form

October 23, 2014

 William Rutherford, The Daily Record Newswire In my September column, I warned that September (and October) could be down months, with a correction of 5-7 percent possible. I thought that this pullback should be used as a buying opportunity. September ...

Third Judicial Circuit implements Veteran's Treatment Court

October 23, 2014

 Judge Deborah Thomas Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan   Between 2008-2012, The U.S. Census Bureau identified Wayne County as the home of 110,566 veterans. The total number of veterans in the State of Michigan for the same time period was 692,582. ...