Columns

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Unstuffed fish

July 27, 2017

One of my early favorite restaurant dishes was flounder stuffed with crabmeat. This was often laden with bread crumbs, cream, or both, and always delicious — if a bit heavy. I sought to find this recipe recently and, to my surprise, couldn’t ...

Legal People

July 27, 2017

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that Kyle W. Traver has joined the firm’s Enterprise Procurement Group in the Troy office as a staff attorney. Traver represents business clients in connection with the drafting and negotiation of a broad range of ...

MY TURN: A workday worth its weight in gold

July 27, 2017

By Tom Kirvan Legal News The byline really should read “Bud Kirvan,” my late father who some 30 years ago wrote a column about an assignment I had given him. The fact that a son would give a father an “assignment” is worth a column ...

COMMENTARY: Restoring faith in our representative democracy

July 27, 2017

By Lee H. Hamilton There’s no shortage of threats to our democracy. Russian meddling in elections, the vulnerability of state voting systems to hacking, politicians’ assaults on the media, and political leaders’ growing fondness for policy-making ...

TAKING STOCK: The prospect of a market crash

July 27, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: A little over three years ago, when I was 67 and ready to retire (my wife had retired a year earlier), I wrote to you about my 401(k), my wife’s 401(k) and our individual retirement accounts, which totaled $536,000. You told us to ...

EXPERT WITNESS: It can't happen here!

July 27, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor “It can’t happen here / It can’t happen here / I’m telling you, my dear / That it can’t happen here / Because I been checkin’ it out, baby ...