Columns

MY TURN: Can it get any worse than what we saw January 6th?

January 15, 2021

And we thought 2020 was bad. The events of January 6, in so many respects, were far worse, threatening the very foundation of our representative democracy and forever casting a pall over a presidency that has been built on self-interest and a total disdain ...

NERDWALLET: A pandemic shift in finances: Prioritize, simplify, save

January 15, 2021

By Hal M. Bundrick NerdWallet The pandemic has caused many people to reassess their priorities. There is talk of moving out of the city, simplifying life and saving more money. "I'm not going to spend money like that anymore," my millennial daughter ...

COMMENTARY: Imputation factors receive a facelift under new guide

January 15, 2021

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Along with the New Year comes the new 2021 Michigan Child Support Formula Manual. One of the more substantial changes to the Formula Manual, which should remain in effect for the next four years, is the modification to the imputation ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

January 15, 2021

Butzel Long attorney George B. Donnini has been named the new Litigation II Department chair. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors and has served in a variety of leadership roles. Donnini will be responsible for the management and oversight ...

COMMENTARY: Trends in IP - Declutter your intellectual property in 2021

January 15, 2021

By Gerlinde Nattler The year 2020 has finally ended. It has been shaken up by a pandemic, a contentious presidential election and protests. For businesses, 2020 brought mixed results, as behavioral adjustments shifted consumer spending. As a result, small ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Kedgeree - A dish out of the Raj

January 15, 2021

(Nick Roumell welcomes another recipe from guest columnist Ashish Joshi.) In season 4 of "The Crown," Margaret Thatcher, after giving her ministers a good tongue lashing, invites them to her home for a meal of kedgeree, which she lovingly prepares ...