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  • Monday Profile: Melinda DeSantis

    September 16, 2014

     By Jo Mathis Legal News   Melinda DeSantis works at Brinks Gilson, and Lione in the firm’s Ann Arbor office. Her primary focus is intellectual property law. Melinda grew up in Farmington Hills, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan

  • The ethics of Candy Crush ABA forms opinion on jurors and social media

    September 15, 2014

     The rules of professional responsibility, much like the wheels of justice, are slow to come around. But the American Bar Association’s Standing Ethics Committee finally pulled together a formal opinion regarding searching and reviewing certain

  • Former justice inducted into Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame Sept. 13

    September 15, 2014

     The Hon. James L. Ryan, former justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, was inducted into the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame September 13 in Muskegon. The Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame recognizes Irish Americans who have made important contribution

  • Michigan Innocence Clinic client exonerated

    September 11, 2014

        On Monday, Jamie Lee Peterson could eat whatever he liked. He had 17 years to think about it, and he decided on this: a Fudgsicle. Peterson’s ability to choose his own snacks is one aspect of a much greater freedom: He has been

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