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Wearables: e-discovery's new frontier?

May 18, 2015

Pat Murphy, Legal News Attorneys are long accustomed to mining email for evidence. And recordings, text messages and location data from cellphones have increasingly played an important role in both criminal and civil trials. But now lawyers have to consider ...

Play nice with your banker

May 18, 2015

Ed Poll Daily Record Newswire The term “relationship” is not necessarily a word that you might automatically associate with your work life. But relationships are very important in the business of law. There are relationships with associates, relationships ...

Kitchen utensils and pregnancy - Who knew they go together?

May 18, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek I am close to having my second daughter, so  a news blurb about an unusual pregnancy and court ruling caught my eye. Not everyone is fortunate enough to be in a committed relationship, get pregnant the “old fashioned way,” ...

Probate matters may require enhanced knowledge

May 18, 2015

Sally Babbitt Counsel at Laksy Fifarek Like many mediators, I have been through training to be a court approved mediator in general civil and domestic relations mediation. Theoretically, I can mediate any type of case. As a litigator, I feel it is a great ...

Michigan must abolish cruel gas chamber deaths for shelter pets

May 18, 2015

Jenifer Martin Humane Society of Huron Valley We all realize that a time comes when every animal must die, just like each of us. Lost, homeless and abused animals in our shelters are routinely euthanized; this is a reality in our state and across the nation. ...

Asian lettuce wraps

May 18, 2015

There is one thing that gets me on my high horse more than anything - food snobbery. This takes many forms, from turning up one's nose at the corner diner, to declaring and decreeing what types of ethnic food are "authentic." I have a pretty reliable ...