Columns

Memphis police numbers dropped by nearly a quarter in recent years - were staffing shortages a factor in the killing of Tyre?

February 8, 2023

By Ian T. Adams, University of South Carolina Justin Nix, University of Nebraska Omaha and Scott M. Mourtgos, University of Utah (THE CONVERSATION) — In the years running up to the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, the Memphis Police Department ...

Civil rights legislation sparked powerful backlash that's still shaping American politics

February 8, 2023

Julian Maxwell Hayter, University of Richmond (THE CONVERSATION) — For nearly 60 years, conservatives have been trying to gut the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement. As a scholar of American voting rights. ...

How the cases in Alex Murdaugh's murder trial are shaping up

February 8, 2023

Disgraced is lawyer accused of killing his wife and son By Jeffrey Collins  Associated Press Two weeks into the double murder trial of South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh, prosecutors haven’t presented any direct evidence that he killed his wife ...

'Bridge' your way to Social Security

February 8, 2023

Liz Weston, NerdWallet Delaying the start of Social Security benefits is a powerful way for retirees to cope with inflation, survive bad investment markets and reduce the risk they’ll run short of money. The advantages of waiting are so great that financial ...

Weeknight paprika-cumin ­chicken evokes Moroccan grilling

February 8, 2023

Christopher Kimball In Morocco, djej mechoui simply means grilled chicken, but the aroma coming off it makes clear that it is so much more. Slathered in smen, or fermented butter, the bird is richly seasoned with a mixture of cilantro, parsley, paprika, cayenne ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

February 8, 2023

Dykema Dykema recently announced that its Executive Board elected several new members to the firm effective January 1, 2023. Dykema's new local partners include: Milo R. Madole Real Estate; Detroit Madole is a real estate attorney with experience in transactional ...