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May 4, 2016

Peter Hammer was quoted by Detroit Metro Times for its report, "Are real estate investors from Oakland County to Hong Kong driving Detroit's blight?"

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May 2, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Fizzled Goldman Sachs Cases Put S.E.C. in Harsh Light" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 1, 2016

Robert Sedler spoke with host Warren Pierce on WJR radio about the Constitution and gender identity.

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April 29, 2016

John Mogk was quoted by WWJ CBS Detroit for its report, "Warren Evans Feeling Pressure After Gilbert's Soccer Stadium Proposal."

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April 29, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in The Detroit News for its report, "Warren physician delays start of prison term for fraud."

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April 29, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in The Recorder for its report, "FedEx, PG&E Trials to Test Theory of Corporate Culpability."  

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April 28, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by the Chicago Tribune for its report, "Some Detroit principals accused of bleeding struggling public schools had their own financial woes." This Associated Press report also ran in The Columbus Dispatch and Macomb Daily News.

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April 26, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in the Detroit Free Press for its report, "9 principals cut deals in DPS corruption case."

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April 26, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.) for its report, "Some prosecution witnesses get immunity in PG&E San Bruno blast."

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April 25, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Volkswagen's Legal Endgame in Emissions Scandal" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 24, 2016

Robert Sedler was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Flint crisis makes governor legal target."

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April 21, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was featured on WXYZ Detroit, 7 ABC for its report, "Wayne State Law School dean runs Boston Marathon 8 months pregnant."

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April 21, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Reuters for its report, "Official misconduct over Flint water crisis may be hard to prove: lawyers." This story ran at Yahoo Finance Canada and in The Japan Times.

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April 21, 2016

Blanche Cook was quoted in a Michigan Radio report, "Police training could be key to solving racial violence."

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April 20, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was featured in the Detroit Legal News report, "Wayne Law dean completes Boston Marathon while 8 months pregnant."

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April 20, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was a guest on Michigan's Big Show starring Michael Patrick Shiels. She talked about her accomplishment completing the Boston Marathon at 8 months pregnant.

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April 20, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Expert: Charges are to show trio knew conduct was wrong."

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April 20, 2016

Peter Henning co-wrote "Theranos Under Pressure as Inquiries Mount," with Steven Davidoff Solomon for White Collar Watch in The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 19, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was featured in the Detroit News report, "WSU's Benson runs Boston Marathon 8 months pregnant."

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April 19, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was mentioned on Local 4 News Today's morning program for her accomplishment completing the Boston Marathon eight months pregnant.

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April 19, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was mentioned on WWJ-AM Detroit radio for her accomplishment finishing the Boston Marathon while eight months pregnant.

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April 19, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by ANZ BlueNotes for its report, "The real long-term cost of bribery."

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April 18, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "When Lies Are Allowed in a Business Deal" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 16, 2016

Robert Sedler wrote a guest column titled, "North Carolina ‘bathroom law' violates Constitution" for the Detroit Free Press.

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April 15, 2016

Robert Sedler was a guest on Bloomfield-Birmingham Community Cable's program, "Patriot Lessons," hosted by Oakland Circuit Judge Michael Warren. Sedler spoke about the Thirteenth Amendment and the Ninth Amendment.

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April 15, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Attorney: Feds used women to entice alleged ISIS backer."

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April 12, 2016

Hon. Gerald Rosen was cited in Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Foundations contribute to WSU scholarship in Rosen's name."

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April 12, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press report that ran in The New York Times and U.S. News & World Report. The article discusses the appearance of bias in President Obama's comments about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.

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April 11, 2016

Christopher Lund was noted in Michigan Lawyers Weekly "People in the Law" section.

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April 11, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Panama Papers Show How Lawyers Can Turn a Blind Eye" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 11, 2016

Carl Levin was featured in over 150 local, national and international media outlets after the U.S. Navy announced it will name a destroyer after the former senator.

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April 10, 2016

Carl Levin was noted in George Weeks' column, titled "Politics as a family affair," for the Traverse City Record Eagle.

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April 10, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Guardian for its report, "Leading businesses take stand against states' new anti-LGBT laws."

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April 9, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted in Turkish Weekly for its report, "Ex-US Senator: Don't Waste Panama Papers Scandal."

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April 8, 2016

Carl Levin wrote an op-ed for The Guardian titled, "We mustn't let this Panama Papers anger go to waste."

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April 8, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted in a Voice of America report titled, "Ex-US Senator: Don't Waste Panama Papers Scandal."

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April 8, 2016

Carl Levin and Elise Bean, interim co-director of the Levin Center, were quoted by The Guardian for its report, "New Treasury rule could make it easier to hide money in the US, critics say."

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April 7, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by McClatchy DC for its report, "The crux over shell companies: Who are the true owners?"

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April 7, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "The Rocky Road of Insider Trading Law," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k. 

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April 7, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted in The Columbus Dispatch for its report, "Crux of the matter: Who are the true owners of shell companies?"

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April 6, 2016

Carl Levin was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report about the Levin Center at Wayne Law panel discussion titled, ""Mindful Lawyering: The Ethics of Knowing When to Say No."

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April 6, 2016

Carl Levin was cited in Foreign Policy magazine for its report, "Mossack Fonseca's Willful Ignorance."

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April 5, 2016

Carl Levin will have a naval destroyer named after him. The Associated Press reported on this honor to be bestowed on the former chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the news has been published and broadcast nationwide in nearly 50 media outlets including: San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, Military Times, and Albany Times Union. The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press also did stories.

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April 5, 2016

John Mogk was cited in an Oakland Press News report titled, "Oakland County communities get creative to offset millions lost in statewide revenue sharing."

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April 4, 2016

Noah Hall and his appointment as special assistant attorney general for Michigan in the Flint water investigation were noted in Michigan Lawyers Weekly's People in the Law section.    

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April 4, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by the Miami Herald for its report, "Panama Papers: Secret offshores trace back to Brickell condo featured on 'Miami Vice.'"

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April 4, 2016

Carl Levin spoke with the BBC about the huge leak of offshore financial documents from Panama and what he believes to be a renewed will to tackle tax havens globally.

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April 4, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "A Supreme Court Decision on Freezing Assets Bolsters the Right to Hire a Lawyer," for White Collar Watch, his column in The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 3, 2016

John Mogk was quoted by The Macomb Daily for its report, "Eastpointe leads effort to gain greater share of revenue sharing funds."

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March 31, 2016

Nick Schroeck was quoted in the Council of State Governments Policy and Research report, "Aging infrastructure, lead pipes, nitrate runoff and funding among challenges vexing Midwest's drinking water systems."

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March 30, 2016

Julia Qin was quoted by PolitiFact for its report, "Trump miscasts impact on trade of Chinese taxes."

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March 29, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in a blog titled, "A Day of Reckoning for Governor Snyder? Let's Raise a Glass of Clean Water to That" at Huffington Post.

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March 28, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "As Valeant Struggles, Its Tally Sheet of Scandals Grows" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 25, 2016

Robert Sedler spoke with a reporter at Michigan Lawyers Weekly for its report, "Hon. Merrick Garland, national man of mystery?"

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March 24, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in a Reuters report titled "Honda and Takata's stealth airbag fix." It was published in The New York Times, Daily Mail (UK) and Business Insider.

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March 21, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The National Law Journal for its report, "Who Will Pay for the Flint Fiasco?"

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March 21, 2016

Peter Henning was a guest on WDET's program Detroit Today with host Stephen Henderson. He spoke about the Flint water crisis and what will come next, after the Congressional hearings.

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March 21, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Apple May Be Willing to Risk Contempt Charge" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 21, 2016

Robert Sedler was interviewed by Stephen Henderson on WDET. Sedler discussed U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland as a "moderate," and he also talked about the change in the balance on the Court with the death of Antonin Scalia, a conservative, who replaced Sandra Day O'Connor, a moderate.


March 19, 2016

Robert Sedler spoke with Warren Pierce on WJR and discussed the constitutional responsibility of the President and the Senate relative to nominating a new Supreme Court justice.


March 18, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Deutsche Welle for its report, "The end of VW in the U.S.?"

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March 17, 2016

Robert Sedler was a guest on Paul W. Smith's morning radio program on WJR. He spoke about President Barack Obama's appointment of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

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March 17, 2016

Noah Hall was featured in several media outlets after being appointed as a special assistant attorney general in Michigan for the Flint water crisis investigation. Reports of Hall joining the team were published at MLive.com and in Crain's Detroit Business and broadcast on WDET-FM and WJRT-TV (ABC Flint).

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March 16, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Automotive News for its report, "VW employee terminated for refusing to delete data, violating 'hold,' suit says."

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March 15, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for its report, "Lawyers: Flint Criminal Probe Likely Excludes Water Charges."

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March 15, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Examiner.com for its report, "VW employee says refusal to delete Dieselgate data cost him job."

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March 14, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Holding Prosecutors Responsible in an Insider Trading Investigation" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 13, 2016

Jocelyn Benson was mentioned in Crain's Detroit Business report, "Lansing exhibit features notable Michigan women."

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March 11, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Wall Street Journal for its report, "Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Faces Challenge Over Use of State Funds for Legal Defense in Flint Crisis."

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March 11, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by CNN for its report, "Flint water crisis lawsuits: 5 things to know."

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March 11, 2016

Noah Hall appeared on Michigan Radio for its report, "Law professor: Flint needs victim compensation fund."

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March 9, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Examiner.com for its report, "Prosecutors use financial recovery act to broaden Dieselgate probe."

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March 8, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by Automotive News for its report, "U.S. issues subpoena to VW as emissions probe expands, report says."

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March 7, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Jihadist or FBI victim? Dearborn case stirs debate."

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March 7, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Britain Gets Tougher on Corporate Rule Breakers" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k. 

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March 7, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Wall Street Journal for its report, "Flint Families Sue Michigan Governor, Other Officials Over Tainted Water."

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March 7, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Levin: Michigan's primary influence a stroke of luck."

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March 1, 2016

John Mogk was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "Wayne County still leads neighbors in CEO appointees."

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March 1, 2016

Peter Henning was a guest on the award-winning podcast, "Lawyer 2 Lawyer." He discussed the Flint water crisis.

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February 29, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Deepwater Horizon and Dewey & Leboeuf Cases Share Challenges" for White Collar Watch, his column for the New York Times DealB%k.

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February 25, 2016

Nick Schroeck was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its online report, "I-75: Mixed feelings on the $1B project."

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February 24, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by the Marin Independent Journal (San Raphael, Calif.) for its report, "San Bruno: PG&E and federal prosecutors dig in ahead of criminal trial."

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February 22, 2016

Peter Henning appeared on Bloomberg Radio's program, "Bloomberg Law." He discussed the first case to come before the Supreme Court since the death of Antonin Scalia.

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February 22, 2016

Peter Henning wrote, "Apple showdown heightens challenge of encrypted data" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 21, 2016

Noah Hall was quoted by USA Today and The Detroit Free Press for report, "Flint lawsuits could cost Michigan taxpayers millions."

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February 21, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by USA Today and The Detroit Free Press for report, "Flint lawsuits could cost Michigan taxpayers millions."

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February 21, 2016

Nick Schroeck was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "I-75: Mixed feelings on the $1B project."

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February 21, 2016

Jocelyn Benson talked about nominating a new Supreme Court justice with WWJ reporter Charlie Langton during a segment of "The Langton Briefs."

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February 19, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by CBS MoneyWatch for its report, "Is Delaware home to a "grand corruption?"

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February 19, 2016

Jocelyn Benson wrote an op-ed column titled "Scalia vacancy chance to actually govern," which appeared in The Detroit News.

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February 18, 2016

Jocelyn Benson participated in a panel discussion on the Fox 2 News program, "Let it Rip." The topics were Trump vs. the Pope and replacing Justice Antonin Scalia.

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February 16, 2016

Robert Sedler wrote a guest column for the Detroit Free Press about the Senate's responsibility in filling a vacancy in the Supreme Court of the United States.

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February 16, 2016

Robert Sedler appeared with Guy Gordon on WJR about the process of selecting a new Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia.

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February 15, 2016

Justin Long was featured, with his family, in Detroit Jewish News for its report, "Love livin' in the D," about Jewish families living in Detroit.

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February 15, 2016

Robert Sedler was cited in Jack Lessenberry's column titled, "Replacing Scalia" on Michigan Radio.

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February 15, 2016

Robert Sedler spoke with WJR's Warren Pierce about the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the process of selecting another justice to sit on the court.

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February 15, 2016

Robert Sedler joined host Stephen Henderson on WDET's "Detroit Today" to discuss the sudden passing and the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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February 12, 2016

Robert Sedler wrote about Flint's water crisis for the American Constitution Society blog. His post is titled, "The Structural Cause of the Flint Water Crisis: It's Not Race."

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February 11, 2016

Peter Hammer was interviewed by WDET for its report about "Detroiters Speak," a collaborative community class. 

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February 10, 2016

Peter Henning was interviewed on Michigan Radio for its report, "Can 'stupidity' in Flint water crisis lead to criminal charges?"

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February 9, 2016

Peter Henning was cited by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "Flint water: KWA chief helped FBI in corruption case."

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February 8, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "HSBC case tests transparency of deferred prosecution agreements" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 4, 2016

Stephen Calkins spoke with Bloomberg Law hosts June Grasso and Michael Best about a suit against Dish Network for allowing their contractors to violate do-not-call laws by placing millions of robocalls to consumers.

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February 4, 2016

John Mogk was quoted by The Guardian for its report, "Corporate America's Detroit love affair."

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February 3, 2016

Nick Schroeck spoke with Stephen Henderson, host of WDET's program Detroit Today, for a report titled, "Living with pollution in southwest Detroit."

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February 2, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "Detroit PAL to use artificial turf at stadium site."

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February 2, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in The New York Times, The Globe and Mail (Canada) and Inforum (Fargo, ND) about the FBI's investigation into Flint's lead contaminated water.

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February 2, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Old Tiger Stadium to host youth sports, artificial turf."

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February 1, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Assessment of Flint water crisis may hinge on stupidity vs. criminality" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 31, 2016

Carl Levin appeared on CBS' 60 Minutes for its report, "Anonymous, Inc." Levin spoke to correspondent Steve Kroft about the ease with which questionable money flows into the U.S. and legislation he proposed to curb it.

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January 30, 2016

Carl Levin was interviewed by host Chuck Stokes on WXYZ Detroit. Levin shared his thoughts on the Flint water crisis.

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January 28, 2016

Nick Schroeck was a guest on WDET's program, Detroit Today. He talked about whether government officials can face criminal charges in Flint's lead-contamination water crisis.

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January 28, 2016

Peter Henning was interviewed by Bloomberg Law about an insider trading case involving a hedge fund named Level Global.

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January 28, 2016

Noah Hall was interviewed by The Associated Press for a story about Flint's ongoing water disaster. The report has been published and broadcast on news outlets nationally and internationally including Fox News, U.S. News & World Report, CTV Canada, Dubuque (Iowa) Telegraph Herald, Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle, The Sun Chronicle in Attleboro, Mass., and Juneau (Alaska) Empire.

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January 28, 2016

Nick Schroeck was interviewed by The Associated Press for a story about Flint's ongoing water disaster. The report has been published and broadcast on news outlets nationally and internationally including Fox News, U.S. News & World Report, CTV Canada, Dubuque (Iowa) Telegraph Herald, Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle, The Sun Chronicle in Attleboro, Mass., and Juneau (Alaska) Empire.

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January 27, 2016

Susan Cancelosi was cited in The Detroit News report, "Family battles over megachurch founder's estate."

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January 27, 2016

Robert Sedler was quoted in Jack Lessenberry's Politics & Prejudices column in Detroit Metro Times.

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January 25, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "Why Martin Shkreli will talk on social media but not to Congress" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 24, 2016

Carl Levin was quoted by The Columbus Dispatch for its report, "Should Iowa, New Hampshire get first say in presidential choice?"

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January 22, 2016

Nick Schroeck wrote "Failures to follow law caused Flint water crisis," a commentary for Great Lakes Echo.

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January 22, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by the Macomb County Legal News for its report, "Experts: Used wrongly, social media can sting."

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January 21, 2016

Laura Bartell was quoted in Fortune Magazine for its report, "How Michigan's bureaucrats created the Flint water crisis."

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January 21, 2016

Peter Hammer was quoted in Fortune Magazine for its report, "How Michigan's bureaucrats created the Flint water crisis."

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January 19, 2016

Lance Gable was quoted in The Detroit News for its report, "Class-action lawsuits filed over Flint water crisis."

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January 19, 2016

William Goodman was quoted in The Detroit News for its report, "Class-action lawsuits filed over Flint water crisis."

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January 19, 2016

Robert Sedler was quoted in The Detroit News for its report, "Class-action lawsuits filed over Flint water crisis."

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January 19, 2016

Nick Schroeck was quoted in E&E News for its report, "Flint crisis: Contamination key issue in Democrats' bid to retake Mich."

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January 17, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted in The Detroit News for its report, "At federal court in Michigan, most go free until trial."

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January 16, 2016

Jocelyn Benson is cited in The Macomb Daily News for its report, "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration held at Dakota."

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January 15, 2016

Peter Henning was cited by The Detroit Free Press in its report, "Snyder declares emergency as feds prove Flint water."

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January 15, 2016

Peter Hammer was mentioned in The Detroit Free Press report, "Legal experts: Detroit can reduce water rates for needy."

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January 14, 2016

Lawrence Mann was quoted in The Detroit Legal News for its report, "WSU student lawyers win speech-generating devices for 3 children."

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January 14, 2016

David Moss was quoted in The Detroit Legal News for its report, "WSU student lawyers win speech-generating devices for 3 children."

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January 14, 2016

John Rothchild was quoted by Michigan Lawyers Weekly for its report, "Federal ruling on cheerleader uniforms could have wide impact."

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January 13, 2016

Robert Sedler wrote a guest commentary titled, "Disparaging trademarks and the First Amendment" for Jurist.

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January 13, 2016

Carl Levin co-authored an op-ed titled, "Congress got it wrong on unjustified corporate tax loopholes," which appeared in The Hill. 

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January 12, 2016

Carl Levin co-authored an op-ed, "A modest proposal to restore bipartisanship to SOTU" which appeared in Politico. 

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January 11, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "What the end of the case against Steven Cohen means" in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 10, 2016

Robert Sedler was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "Ballot proposal expanding rights for LGBT faces turmoil."

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January 6, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit Free Press for its report, "Snyder declares emergency as feds probe Flint water." 

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January 6, 2016

Peter Henning was cited by the Atlanta Blackstar for its report, "Michigan governor declares state of emergency in Flint as DOJ launches investigation into contaminated water."

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January 6, 2016

Nick Schroeck spoke about the Flint water crisis with Cliff Russell on Detroit Speaks, which airs weekdays on WCHB-AM. 

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January 5, 2016

Peter Henning was interviewed and quoted by The Associated Press for a report, which has appeared on Fox News and in The Houston Chronicle, The San Francisco Chronicle and The Register-Guard of Eugene, Ore. The report is about a group of armed people occupying federal land in Oregon. 

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January 5, 2016

Peter Henning was quoted by WZZM 13 ABC for its report, "Feds probing Flint water; Snyder declares emergency."

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January 4, 2016

John Rothchild was cited by WJR AM in its report about Judge Terrence Keith's filing to trademark the names "RiverWalk" and "Detroit RiverWalk." 

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January 4, 2016

John Rothchild was quoted by WXYZ for its report, "Wayne Co. judge files application to trademark "Detroit RiverWalk" for profit."

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January 4, 2016

Peter Henning wrote "In Cohen and I.B.M. insider trading cases, challenges for the S.E.C." in White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 3, 2016

John Rothchild was quoted by Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Wayne County judge files to claim trademark for Detroit RiverWalk." 

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January 3, 2016

John Mogk was quoted in The Detroit Free Press report, "Thousands of downtown Detroit apartments are on the way." 

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