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Legal People

April 25, 2018

Holli Targan, partner and electronic payments expert at Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss PC, offered key legal insight during two speaking engagements at TRANSACT 18 on April 18. TRANSACT 18, the world's largest payments technology event, took place April ...

MY TURN: It pays (handsomely) to do bad in this era of no accountability

April 25, 2018

Several years ago, in an article appearing in the Harvard Business Review, author Peer Fiss offered “A Short History of Golden Parachutes.” It was interesting reading, tracing the origin of the corporate practice and how far off the rails it has ...

COMMENTARY: The impact on employers of legalizing marijuana

April 25, 2018

By Sarah L. Nirenberg Michigan voters will likely have the opportunity to vote to legalize recreational use of marijuana on the statewide ballot in November 2018. If passed, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act would allow adults 21 years ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Popcorn

April 25, 2018

This column is not about fine cuisine. But this food has been good enough to sustain us in the Americas for a long time. Popcorn kernels were discovered in a New Mexico cave in 1948 that carbon-dated nearly six thousand years old, and they have been used ...

Getting to Know: Eric Lore

April 25, 2018

Eric Lore is an associate attorney at Alane Family Law, P.C., in Lansing, where he focuses exclusively on family law issues primarily in the counties of Ingham, Clinton, Eaton, Ionia and Jackson. He is an active member of the Ingham County Bar Association. A ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Update on driver responsibility fees and Administrative Hearing Section appeals

April 25, 2018

By Michael G. Brock An update from the Michigan Department of Treasury and sent to me by Attorney Matthew Zick addresses changes to the driver responsibility fee law and the process of license reinstatement. The bulletin is available at Latest News on Driver ...