Columns

May it Please the Palate

February 25, 2015

Tandoori Chicken Like many an ethnic dish, what was once rare and exotic has become ubiquitous and unremarkable. One might say the same about tandoori chicken, whether served by an Indian street vendor or an American Indian restaurant. This is a dish that ...

Lying to the Court: not a brilliant idea

February 25, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek   When I first started practicing law, I assumed that the attorney/client confidentiality privilege would keep my clients honest with me.  After all, it’s not like I could tell anyone what they said.  However, ...

My Turn . . .

February 25, 2015

Former OCBA president remains service-minded Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief His father, a decorated World War II veteran, wasn’t too keen on the idea when his son informed him that he had enlisted in the Marines. In fact, he uttered a few choice ...

My Turn . . .

February 25, 2015

Attorney was ‘drawn’ to popular comic strip Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Twice president of the Oakland County Bar Foun­dation, Patrick McCauley has made the prover­bial name for himself in area legal circles for his devotion ...

Exacting revenge can leave you cold

February 25, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    All of us have thought of taking revenge on an ex at some point (OK, maybe not you “saintly” types).  However, most of us have not thought of exacting that revenge by posting sexually explicit pictures ...

My Turn . . .

February 25, 2015

World War II C-47 pilot ranks among ‘Greatest’ Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Several days after Christmas, the father of a very good friend died – unexpectedly. In a sense, it’s hard to say “unexpectedly” when ...