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I recently attended the plenary session for the ABA-YLD Conference. Technology was the theme for the entire conference and this program was entitled “What’s your AI.” The program detailed the development of Artificial Intelligence. As a lawyer, the majority of the profession has witnessed the integration of technology into the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Inter Alia
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“Let me tell you what I wish I'd known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?” Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda The idea of legacy is sometimes contemplated in our more senior years. It certainly may not rank... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2019 at Inter Alia
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The idea of being able to replicate an actual 3 dimensional solid object from a digital model used to be something straight out of Star Trek. Today, if you can dream it then you can print it. Enter 3D Printing. Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing is a process of making... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Odds are that you have seen them—the orphan electric scooters. They have no racks to which they attach. They have no person to whom they belong. At first, it was just Bird. Then Lime. Now, at least in Detroit, there are more companies than we can keep track of. These... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Whether you want to be a successful litigator or merely survive oral advocacy class, find below some tips and tricks that I’ve found many law students and young lawyers neglect. These tips and tricks often go equally well for judges, juries, and professors! Preparation is Most Important In speaking with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Today is your client’s preliminary exam. A preliminary examination is a preliminary hearing in which the prosecution must show by a probable cause standard that a felony was committed and the Defendant committed it. A Defendant’s right to preliminary examination is a statutory right. Meaning that this right is created... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at Inter Alia
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“A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse” - Shakespeare’s Richard III, 1594 When I was 11 years old I owned a horse that was kept in a stable near my home. After a few years my father determined that a choice had to be made between feeding and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Earlier this year, young and new lawyers of the American Bar Association (ABA) convened in Washington, D.C. for an excellent conference for legal nerds, with visits to the Capitol and the Supreme Court. Beyond the inspirational talks given by politicians and public servants, I learned about the Public Service Loan... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2019 at Inter Alia
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At 32, I found myself going through a divorce. After finally entering into an agreement for canine custody, the divorce was final and I suddenly found myself reentering the dating world. Dating your 30s is an entirely different animal than in your 20s. You are set in your ways, have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Concussions, also known as traumatic brain injuries, occur when your brain violently impacts the inside of your skull. Concussions can permanently damage your brain function ability to think or work. These injuries lead to tort claims and product liability lawsuits against the National Football League, high schools, colleges, helmet manufacturers... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at Inter Alia
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“We educated, privileged lawyers have a professional and moral duty to represent the underrepresented in our society, to ensure that justice exists for all, both legal and economic justice.” Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (November 2002) Despite the best efforts of civil legal aid programs, the vast majority... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Inter Alia
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Welcome to Inter Alia - The Official Blog of the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section. SBM YLS is proud to announce a shift away from the traditional pdf distribution of its Inter Alia newsletter to the more modern method of blogging. There will be weekly posts that bring... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2019 at Inter Alia
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