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Legal People

July 3, 2015

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker PLLC ­Barris, Sott, Denn, & Driker PLLC is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation has named Sharon M. Woods one of the top 250 women in litigation nationwide for 2015.  Only five women lawyers in Michigan ...

Dispatches from Atlanta

July 3, 2015

Perhaps there is something to the mystique of Southern food. And perhaps there is not. Typical of ethnic and regional cuisines, it has a rich and varied history, but has been since simplified for mass consumption. Southern food was heavily influenced by their ...

Not every Title IX complaint merits investigation

July 3, 2015

By Ruth O’Meara-Costello The Daily Record Newswire   University investigations under Title IX into allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment are creating increasing controversy. Recently, Laura Kipnis, a tenured professor at Northwestern ...

FASB issues accounting alternatives on intangible assets

July 3, 2015

Megan Broomfield, The Daily Record Newswire Accounting for goodwill for private companies has had its challenges over the years and the Financial Accounting Standards Board recognized these challenges and has issued guidance to relieve some the burden as it ...

ONE PERSPECTIVE: The venerable home of the Emancipation Proclamation

July 3, 2015

Dennis Brescoll, Brescoll & Brescoll, PC, Mt. Clemens The Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln when he ordered the freedom of slaves in the Confederate States rebelling against the Union during the Civil War by declaring ...

ON POINT: The mysterious M.J.

July 3, 2015

Heather Cole, The Daily Record Newswire Curiosity about an unusual lawsuit filed by a secretive man brought me to a U.S. District Court courtroom to observe a hearing on a bright May day three years ago. Though the defendants were medical providers — ...