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COMMENTARY: Summer internship in Dubai serves as a real eye-opener

September 22, 2017

By Ryan Mardini   The scorching flow of hot air hit me as soon as the airplane’s doors opened. I was in Dubai, a city at the epicenter of global marketing, and a top destination for the world’s highest-ranking conglomerates. I was there to ...

TAKING STOCK: Talking funds

September 22, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are engineers, and we’re in our late 40s. In June 2015, you recommended a group of single-country exchange-traded funds, and we bought 800 shares of the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF at $15. It’s now about $31, ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Is forensic science an oxymoron?

September 22, 2017

By Michael G. Brock “Three types of culture—the culture of the prosecutor’s office, American popular culture, and the culture created by the modern legal norms of criminal justice—shaped how I saw the rights of the people I prosecuted. ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: An open letter to Congress

September 22, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, General Editor Julie Gale Sase, Copyeditor “Do or do not ... there is no try.” —Master Yoda (from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, directed by George Lucas, Lucasfilm, 1980) The Preface In this ...

Legal People

September 22, 2017

Brian A. Potestivo, president and managing attorney of Potestivo & Associates PC was named a 2017 Super Lawyer. Also, supervising litigation attorney Chantelle R. Neumann was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Michigan Rising Star List. Both announcements ...

My Turn: A 'Daily Dozen' worth repeating

September 22, 2017

By Tom Kirvan Legal News During its publishing heyday, The Chicago Tribune once labeled auto pioneer Henry Ford an “ignoramus.” As was his wont, Ford sued, challenging the paper to “prove it.” During the trial, Ford reportedly was ...