Thursday, December 12, 2013
The holiday season is upon us, and yet again, you have no idea what to get for the fickle lawyer in your life. We’re here to help. Even if your bonus check hasn’t arrived yet, any one of the gifts we’ve highlighted here could be a worthy substitute until your employer decides to make it rain.
From Above the Law
The law allows motorcyclists to ride without a helmet if they are at least 21 years old and and have been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least two years or have passed a motorcycle safety course. . . .
The law repealed a provision in the state vehicle code that required all motorcyclists to wear helmets without exception.
Whether the law has resulted in more motorcycle deaths is a matter of ongoing debate.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The force that rules law practice today is competition: To comprehend the profession’s economic trajectory, we have to understand the tremendous rise in market competition for legal services.
There was big news flash splashed across the front page of Sunday’s New York Times: superachieving moms on Wall Street have househusbands! The article pointed to a tenfold increase (since 1980) in the number of women in finance with stay-at-home spouses, allowing them to achieve success without the distractions of domesticity and child rearing.
The former Campus Elementary lunchroom aide who allegedly paid $1 to have a fourth-grader beaten up by classmates has entered a not guilty plea, according to Grand Rapids District Court records.
Brooke Wilson-Johnson, 19, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday, Dec. 11, but opted to walk into court on Monday, Dec. 9, and make a plea and pay $200 bail for the Oct. 7 incident that got her fired.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013