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Estate Strategies: 10th anniversary provides reminder to us all

May 22, 2015

Ten years have passed since the death of Terri Schiavo. While her case was tragic, her story serves as a lesson to us all about the importance of taking the time to prepare the proper legal documents that will help guide our families, friends, and courts in ...

COMMENTARY: Choice in electricity - A good idea Michigan abandoned

May 22, 2015

By Dr. Theodore Bolema Michigan’s large electricity utilities — Consumers Energy and DTE — have launched a new campaign asserting that Michigan will soon be facing electricity shortages. Part of their proposed solution is to eliminate the ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: The greatest of all time

May 22, 2015

Nothing is more infuriating than reading someone else’s list of rankings. I came to this realization while reading Rolling Stone’s “500 Best Albums of All Time,” which places the Beach Boy’s Pet Sounds above Miles Davis’ ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Primary Economics

May 22, 2015

A hero(ine)’s journey (part three) By John F. Sase Gerard J. Senick, senior editor Julie G. Sase, copyeditor [H]umans are moved by stories at a primal level. Tapping into this human need for drama by using storytelling in the courtroom is an easy (but ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: The truth is indeed sobering

May 22, 2015

A response to Dr. Lance Dodes, part 3 – The true meaning of 'eminence' By Michael G. Brock Lavitt questions Dodes about his reference to “the eminent psychoanalyst” Carl Jung and asks why he disagrees with Jung that a spiritual solution ...

The way forward for Congress on Capitol Hill

May 22, 2015

By Lee H. Hamilton There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing. ...