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Double Standard

To turn on the news this year has revealed a seemingly endless parade of sexual predators – actors, comedians, producers, directors, politicians and executives. Women and men have come forward to accuse people in positions of power of groping, harassing, threatening and raping them. While some of the predatory behavior has been recent, many victims have waited decades before going Read More


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Justice for the Rich; Slapdown for the Rest of Us

In a September 30, 2016 decision, Price v. Medicaid Director, 838 F.3d 739 (6th Cir. 2016), The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court showed its lack of compassion and understanding of those who have limited income and modest net worth. The court held that while nursing home residents may have their eligibility for care paid by the state backdated up to three Read More


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Why Men Need Women

The lead article in the New York Times Sunday Review is “Why Men Need Women.”  Do you think they will follow up with “Why Women Need Men?”  That would set the the Guinness record for the world’s shortest article. Why would I say such a thing?  Consider Exhibit A, to the left, and Exhibit B, to the right.     Read More


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Religious Liberty and Conscience Protection Act

The Religious Liberty and Conscience Protection Act has been reintroduced in the Michigan Senate as SB-0136.  See my prior post, “Michigan Senate’s Religious Supremacy Bill,” for discussion.   John B. Payne, Attorney Garrison LawHouse, PC Dearborn, Michigan 313.563.4900 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 800.220.7200 law-business.com   ©2013 John B. Payne, Attorney