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  • Asked & Answred Rachael Drenovsky on Constitution Day Program

    July 24, 2014

     By Steve Thorpe Legal News   The Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center in Lansing will be conducting a program for Constitution Day on Sept. 16. The center has been educating students and citizens about Michigan’s legal system for more tha

  • Estate Strategies: IRA trusts can be useful to counteract recent SCOTUS ruling

    July 24, 2014

    By Marlaine C. Teahan  The Supreme Court ruled on June 12, 2014, that inherited individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are not protected from creditors during bankruptcy proceedings as they are not “retirement funds” within the meaning of 1

  • Family Affairs: Vaccination and education: Are kids forced to have both?

    July 24, 2014

    By Marie Matyjaszek  When I came across a New York court case dealing with immunizations and school, it caught my attention, probably because my daughter received a nice rash along with her toy dinosaur after getting her MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella

  • Fighting the stigma Attorney's dissertation looks at mental illness among lawyers

    July 21, 2014

     By Jo Mathis  Legal News   As a law clerk in the 30th Circuit Court several years ago, Michael McCue met several lawyers he was convinced were struggling with mental illness. In at least one case, the attorney ended up in jail on drug charges. Becaus

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