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Immigration case will be heard by United States Supreme Court

January 18, 2017

by Mike Carlin Should a lawful permanent resident of the United States be deported as a result of a conviction for conduct that is perfectly legal in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and under federal law? We think not. I first met Juan Esquivel Quintana ...

Bloomfield Hills eminent domain lawyer stands tall as ever more

January 18, 2017

Column by Tom Kirvan Legal News Darius Dynkowski isn’t one to name-drop, but if he was . . . How about Frank Sinatra for starters? Then there was the time that he rubbed elbows with boxing great Muhammad Ali, in his prime perhaps the best-known sports ...

'Don't post that' - social media and its effects on the workplace

January 18, 2017

by Mark Morgan The advent of social media – principally involving Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – has created an outlet for people to connect with people, post photos, and express their opinions for the world to see. Although the First Amendment ...

"The Sexiest Diet Alive"

January 18, 2017

This week’s People magazine features their annual winner of the “Sexiest Man Alive.” This year it’s Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, former wrestling star, and now the highest paid actor in the world. Sure, Rock is a nice piece ...

The doctrine of functus officio

January 18, 2017

by Wiliam D. Gilbride, Jr., Esq. One area of the law that has recently received some noteworthy attention is the arbitration doctrine of functus officio.  The doctrine of functus officio provides that an arbitrator’s duties are generally discharged ...

The transition of family business to impact economy in years ahead

January 18, 2017

by Mark E. Kellogg Every day, for approximately the next 15 years, 10,000 baby boomers will reach age 65. This phenomenon is currently having, and will continue to have, a significant impact on our country in a number of areas, including on the family business ...