Is The Bar Owner Responsible When Patrons “Take It Outside?”

Is The Bar Owner Responsible When Patrons “Take It Outside?”

Maybe there have been too many movies about fights that start in a bar until the patrons decide to “take it outside”. The Michigan Court of Appeals recently had to address the question of whether a bar owner was responsible when patrons and bouncers got into a fight off-premises that left one person dead.
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5 Things That Make Sex Offenses Different From Other Crimes

5 Things That Make Sex Offenses Different From Other Crimes

Being charged with sex offenses can be life-changing. They can occur when a misplaced relationship goes bad, or from severe misconduct. The facts behind criminal sexual conduct are often vulgar, and private. In many ways, these crimes are different from drug offenses or other common felonies. When you are facing a sex offense, you want […]
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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, And Terms Of Service

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, And Terms Of Service

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Mark Zuckerberg have been center stage in the news recently, since the New York Times reported how the social media platform was used to affect the 2014 midterm election. The fallout from the dispute provides a cautionary tale for companies using terms of service to limit liability to users.
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Where Will My Drug Charges Go To Court?

Where Will My Drug Charges Go To Court?

There are district and circuit court houses all across Metro Detroit. When you receive a summons to appear in court on drug charges, it can sometimes be hard to know where you will need to appear. Find out how to know where your drug charges will go to court.
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Who Do You Want To Run Your Business When You Retire?

Who Do You Want To Run Your Business When You Retire?

When an entrepreneur starts a business, it can sometimes be hard to imagine anyone else doing their job. Small business owners can pour years, even decades, of hard work into getting their processes, vendors, and contracts in place. But as the years press on, eventually you may want to slow down. Then the question becomes […]
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Will You Get Sole Custody Of Your Children?

Will You Get Sole Custody Of Your Children?

When a parent’s relationship breaks down the first question is often who will “get” the kids. Fear of losing control of your children could push you to take an all-or-nothing approach in court. In a hotly contested custody battle, is the judge likely to award you sole custody of your children?
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Are Property Owners Responsible For Uninvited Visitors’ Injuries?

Are Property Owners Responsible For Uninvited Visitors’ Injuries?

There are many reasons to go door-to-door. Whether you are a mail carrier, a canvasser, or a Girl Scout, your success depends on the ability to safely approach strangers’ homes. But what happens if you are injured on the way to the door? Are property owners responsible for uninvited visitors’ injuries?
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