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January 22, 2019

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kurtis T. Wilder has rejoined Butzel Long, where he practiced earlier in his career. He rejoins as Of Counsel. Wilder served on the Michigan Supreme Court following his appointment by Governor Rick Snyder on May 9, ...

COMMENTARY: Leaders practicing politics at a high level

January 22, 2019

By Lee H. Hamilton Over a lifetime in politics, I’ve met a lot of interesting, impressive politicians. But those I truly admired were men and women who were adept at the arts both of politics and legislating — a rarer combination of talents than ...

COMMENTARY: Resolving risks from illegal wildlife trade

January 22, 2019

By Meredith Gore MSU?Today I am a conservation social scientist who has worked on studying human-environment relationships in an international context for almost 15 years. My work is participatory and focused on humans; although I do not have a geographic ...

TAKING STOCK: Take a flier with JC Penney

January 22, 2019

Dear Mr. Berko: In 2007, my stockbroker had me buy 100 shares of J.C. Penney at $73. Months later, he had me buy another 100 shares at $62. And because he was very certain it would recover, he had me buy 100 more shares when it had fallen to $47. Finally, ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Law, economics and our future generations

January 22, 2019

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor “The market is a human creation, not a fact of nature, and only humans can save it from what it [has] become.” —Robert B. Reich, Ph.D., former U.S. Secretary ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Challenging the forensic interview

January 22, 2019

By Michael G. Brock “There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative. If this belief is put to the test, one can count on the students' ...