Columns

COMMENTARY: The problem with too much information

April 21, 2017

By Lee H. Hamilton   The job of being a citizen — and being a member of Congress — has gotten much harder of late. As sources of information proliferate and “news” not actually grounded in fact grows common on social media, Americans ...

COMMENTARY: Ex-offenders are closing the gap

April 21, 2017

By Kahryn Riley   The Michigan Department of Corrections plans to expand its unique Vocational Village, an in-prison, skilled trades program that’s had remarkable success in helping ex-offenders land jobs. That’s good news for the pool of ...

TAKING STOCK: A thousand times no

April 21, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: One of the men I admire is Claes Fornell, whom I met at Duke University. He developed the American Customer Satisfaction Index, or ASCI, and also manages an exchange-traded fund by that name. He purchases companies for his ETF that have ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Exploring alternative hypotheses and obtaining reliable forensic evidence in CSC cases - The most common errors in forensic interviewing

April 21, 2017

By Michael G. Brock "Scientific Method: principles and procedures for the systematic pursuit of knowledge involving the recognition and formulation of a problem, the collection of data through observation and experiment, and the formulation and testing ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Response v. reaction - The practice of reflection before taking action

April 21, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, Senior Editor Julie Gale Sase, Copyeditor "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -George Santayana (1863-1952), Spanish-American Philosopher Last month, we delved into the repeal ...

Legal People

April 21, 2017

The mother-daughter team of Linda and Alison Orlans recently launched Orlans PC, the second largest Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified women-owned law firm in the United States. Linda Orlans will serve as executive chair and ...