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CYBERSPACE SIGHTING: American Bar Association and Jones Day launch website to support legal services for veterans

August 18, 2017

The American Bar Association and the law firm Jones Day recently announced their partnership in VetLex, a web-based platform that matches attorneys who can provide pro bono legal services with veterans in need of such services. The platform is now available ...

COMMENTARY: Movie, play encourage new perspective on Detroit history

August 18, 2017

By Jack L.B. Gohn BridgeTower Media Newswires Until I saw Dominique Morrisseau's 2013 play "Detroit '67" and Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's new movie "Detroit," my understanding of the 1967 disturbance in the city was fragmentary, based ...

OFF THE PRESS

August 18, 2017

The American Bar Association Business Law Section has published a new guide for corporate directors to help them grapple with ever-expanding agendas and complex issues in the boardroom. "Director's Handbook: The Field Guide to 101 Situations Commonly ...

TAKING STOCK: The buffoons trying to pass health care legislation

August 18, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: In 2008, you referred me to a congressman who solved a problem I had with a stupid bureaucrat at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. It took several phone calls and letters, but two months later, it was fixed. I felt obligated to make ...

NERDWALLET: When you should - and shouldn't - tap your Roth IRA early

August 18, 2017

By Arielle O'Shea NerdWallet Most retirement accounts are for one purpose: The money goes in and stays in until retirement - specifically, until the investor turns 59 1/2. Pull it out early and you'll have to pay taxes and penalties. Understandably, that lengthy ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: False allegations of sexual abuse - What can be done 2017

August 18, 2017

By Michael G. Brock Over the past thirty years I have published numerous articles about the prevalence of false allegations of sexual abuse in child custody and criminal cases. The purpose of these articles has been to heighten the awareness of mental health ...