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Attorneys float carbon tax questions

Downstream vs. upstream is the first decision that will have to be made.

August 26, 2016
When the United States signed the Paris Agreement on April 22, it joined 176 states and the European Union in making a commitment to hold the increase of planetary warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less. Read More

Attorney earns spot on national 'Under 40 Hot List'

August 24, 2016
A local attorney has been named to the national “Under 40 Hot List” by Benchmark Litigation. Read More

Feds re-open deportation case on café owner

August 23, 2016
| By AP
A restaurateur in the region who’s originally from Turkey is getting his deportation order re-opened — allowing him to remain in the U.S. until at least his legal case is resolved. Read More

Academy elects attorney as fellow

August 22, 2016
A local attorney has been elected as a fellow by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Read More

Theater chain faces lawsuit over captions

August 18, 2016
| By AP
A man in the region and a civil rights group are suing a theater company, saying it does not provide captions at one of its venues. Read More

Drug maker reaches settlement

August 16, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is expected to get nearly $3.4 million from a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company. Read More

Law firm acquires Grosse Pointe firm

August 15, 2016
A law firm with a local presence is expanding its bond counsel services after acquiring a firm on the state's east side. Read More

Law firm partners with financial company on student debt

August 10, 2016
As part of its recruiting and retention efforts, a law firm with several Michigan locations has partnered with a financial company to help its attorneys with student debt refinancing. Read More

Judge sentences ex-funeral director for fraud

August 9, 2016
| By AP
A former funeral director in the region has been sentenced to jail for fraud. Read More

State charges ex-police chief with embezzlement

August 9, 2016
| By AP
The ex-police chief of a community in the region has been charged with embezzlement. Read More