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MY TURN: Supreme Court justice proved to be a public servant of highest order

February 28, 2020

It's only fitting that a "Hall of Justice" is named in his honor. After all, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy was recognized in the legal world as a man far ahead of his time, a jurist who was color blind during an era when racism ...

COMMENTARY: Cyber liability insurance - Is it right for you?

February 28, 2020

By Amanda Dernovshek and Taylor Gast We are frequently asked about insurance policies that cover Internet-based risks like those involving network security like data breaches and ransomware, as well as data privacy related risks like class action lawsuits ...

COMMENTARY: Chief diversity/racial equity officer will provide Oakland County with necessary direction

February 28, 2020

By Janet Jackson Oakland County is making its commitment to inclusion and equity 'official' as it searches for its first chief diversity/racial equity officer. Our county has become increasingly diverse, and the need to reach and serve people from a variety ...

NERDWALLET: Should your student loans and your spouse's get hitched?

February 28, 2020

By Ryan Lane NerdWallet Multiple studies have shown that student debt can cause borrowers to delay getting married. For some borrowers, though, marriage could actually be a gateway to paying less. You can save money by refinancing student loans, but not ...

Legal People ...

February 28, 2020

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that the firm's Trademark practice in Michigan along with attorney John Nishi have all been ranked in the 2020 edition of the WTR 1000. The 2020 edition of the WTR 1000 features more than 80 country and US state-specific ...

COMMENTARY: Property owners beware - one year left to preserve 'older' property interests

February 28, 2020

By Scott E. Munzel and Patrick A. McVeigh Last year, the Michigan Legislature amended the 40-Year Marketable Title Act (the Act), and created a two-year window during which holders of “older” property interests could preserve those interests by ...