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  • “Alternate litigation funding” made the news recently when Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit, entirely (but secretly) funded by Peter Thiel , ultimately bankrupted the gossip blog Gawker. Litigation funding is not new in Michigan. A simple Google search returns ...

  • ​This past June, Martin Shkreli ’s attorneys told U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto not to believe Shkreli’s tweets and posts on social media alluding to the fact that he had access to large sums of cash. The argument made by Benjamin Brafman ...

  • Neighborly disputes are nothing new. In fact, territorial disputes are one of those things that seem to be common among every society throughout history. Compared to the struggle of a nation-state to secure its borders from, say, the army of Genghis ...

  • ​ I’ve talked to many Michigan lawyers about how they developed their skills. Most start by telling me a story about how they watched and learned from more experienced lawyers. Many remember how much they learned from the mistakes they made. But, ...

  • In 2009, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office located more than 11,000 untested rape kits in a police warehouse in Detroit. One of the biggest problems Kym Worthy, the Wayne County Prosecutor, faced was a lack of funding. Even after receiving federal ...