Columns

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

November 28, 2022

Polls shows just over half of voters want to see nationwide gun policy made more strict By Colleen Long, Mary Clare Jalonick  and Lindsay Whitehurst  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” ...

Avoiding the 'b' word: How to make deals work amid challenging conditions

November 28, 2022

Jessica Perry, BridgeTower Media Newswires  As the end of 2022 approaches, market conditions are significantly different than they were a year ago. And while that may only stoke the urgency for some to wrap up deals, others are asking about their options. ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

November 28, 2022

Butzel Long Butzel is growing with the addition of labor and employment attorney Blaine Veldhuis. He is a senior attorney based in the firm's Troy office and a member of Butzel's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Veldhuis focuses his practice ...

ABA Ethics Committee on copying clients on emails to opposing counsel

November 28, 2022

Nicole Black, BridgeTower Media Newswires In past columns, I’ve addressed the many issues encountered when lawyers use electronic forms of communication. Among them are the host of security and ethical issues encountered when lawyers use email to communicate ...

Agrodolce squash hits sweet, sour notes

November 28, 2022

Christopher Kimball   Sweet and sour in Italian cooking, or agrodolce, has roots that predate the Romans, but credit Sicily— and the North African influence on their cuisine — with keeping it alive. Sicilians slather a basic mixture of vinegar ...

After COP27, all signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees global warming limit - here's what we can still do about it

November 28, 2022

Peter Schlosser, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) — The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level many scientists consider a dangerous threshold. Realistically, that’s ...