Columns

OCBA UPDATE: Can't we just call it ... cancer?

January 21, 2019

If you hear a colleague has cancer, your face likely winces in a way that shows compassion, pity and concern. You may ask, "How bad is it?" The conversation often morphs into the course of treatment, the type of cancer, the location of the cancer ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

January 21, 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, 2017. ...

COMMENTARY: Practicing politics at a high level

January 21, 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 you'd hope ...

COMMENTARY: Resolving risks from illegal wildlife trade

January 21, 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 ...

OFF THE PRESS

January 21, 2019

Newly published by the ABA, "A Guide to the Federal Torts Claims Act, Second Edition" serves as a straightforward handbook to help lawyers understand this complex measure. Author Paul Figley uses his three decades of experience with the U.S. Department ...

TAKING STOCK: Blue Apron and Bank of America corporate accounting

January 21, 2019

Dear Mr. Berko: Blue Apron is $1.01 a share. Do you think there's any life left in the company that might warrant a purchase as a speculation? I may buy 25,000 shares if you think I could net a profit in the next six months or so. The commission ...