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Back on my soapbox

Traverse City’s community weekly has a profile this week on a local lawyer, Enrico Schaefer, who specializes in Internet law. In telling his background, it contains this sentence about his marriage: ” ‘In an act of love that few husbands would even consider, Enrico also took Nan’s last name toRead More

Farewell, Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Michigan’s Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm ended eight years in office this morning when her successor, Rick Snyder, was sworn in. Most of the state won’t miss her. She was in the state’s top job as unemployment here swelled, incomes deflated and attitudes soured. Though I’m against the term limits thatRead More

Here comes the judge-judge?

There’s a hot primary race for a local judgeship in my community right now.  Five lawyers are seeking a six-year term on the district court bench. The field will be winnowed to two in the August 3 primary. Yard signs for all of them are sprouting around town faster thanRead More