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June 27, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on Michigan Radio's Morning Edition to discuss, "The legal context for groundbreaking female genital mutilation case."

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June 26, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction."

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June 22, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on a Marketplace podcast discussing the departure of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

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June 21, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Detroit Metro Times for its report, "Stiff charges brought in Flint water case, but will justice be served?"

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June 19, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Young: Special prosecutor for Duggan demolition program."

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June 19, 2017

Peter Henning wrote "Billions' Worth of Baubles Could Wind Up in U.S. Hands in 1MDB Case," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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June 18, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on Flashpoint to discuss the charges handed down in connection with the Flint water crisis and the upcoming mayoral race in Detroit.

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June 16, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by FTC: Watch for its report, "DOJ drops Amex case after protracted battle, 11 states pick up baton."

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June 15, 2017

Peter Henning was cited by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Flint water probe charges reach highest levels."

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June 15, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust." It ran in the Miami Herald and The Globe and Mail and on WRAL.

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June 15, 2017

Noah Hall was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust." It ran in the Miami Herald and The Globe and Mail and on WRAL.

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June 15, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Bloomberg for its report, "When Can Traders Lie? Nomura Case's Mixed Verdict: QuickTake Q&A."

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June 15, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Bloomberg for its report, "One Nomura Trader Convicted, One Cleared at Bond Fraud Trial."

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June 15, 2017

Katherine White was featured in Detroit Legal News' "Asked and Answered" column. She provides legal context and expertise on a recent Supreme Court decision, TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC, regarding patent law.

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June 14, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Health chief, 4 others get Flint manslaughter charges."

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June 13, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Grand jury focusing on Detroit's demolition program."

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June 13, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on MPR News to answer listener questions on money and ethics in Washington.

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June 12, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Supreme Court Casts Doubts on a Potent S.E.C. Weapon," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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June 9, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on WJR with Paul W. Smith to discuss, "How did James Comey do at yesterday's hearing in Washington, D.C.?"

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June 7, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "YouTube: Videos of controversial Dearborn cleric don't violate our guidelines."

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June 6, 2017

Carl Levin was featured in Roll Call's report, titled, "The Levin Legacy: Next-Gen Congressional Oversight."

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June 5, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by Bloomberg Big Law Business for its report, "Without DOJ Backing, States Pursue AmEx Antitrust Appeal."

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June 5, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Challenges to Insider Trading Convictions Take Aim at Evidence" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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June 5, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law" discussing, "Supreme Court Strips SEC of ‘Disgorement' Powers."

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June 2, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Macomb Daily News for its report, "Law professor: Feds steam rolling in Rizzo case."

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June 1, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Ex-FBI chief: Chuck Rizzo doomed for turning on the feds."

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June 1, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Recorder for its report, "So You Want to Be Uber's GC? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions."

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June 1, 2017

William Ortman and his forthcoming paper titled, "The Lottery Docket," were featured in the June ABA Journal.

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May 31, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted by Detroit Metro Times for its report, "Detroit officials aim to prevent displacement at Midtown apartment building slated for upgrade."

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May 31, 2017

Noah Hall was quoted by Farm Journal for its report, "Agriculture Beware: Groundwater Future Belongs to SCOTUS."

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May 31, 2017

Carl Levin wrote, "Congress must press forward with its Russia investigation," for The Hill.

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May 31, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Feds blast Washtenaw Co. for not detaining immigrant."

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May 31, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor for its report, "Michigan's new water battle: How much of it should Nestle bottle?"

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May 31, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Rizzo star witness sours on feds, gets indicted."

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May 29, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "When ‘Political Intelligence' Meets Insider Trading," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 25, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "After signing law to shrink Court of Appeals, Snyder to add another judge."

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May 23, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Fifth Amendment Makes it Hard to Build a Case Against Flynn," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 22, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Feds ‘concerned' about Napoleon memo on immigrants."

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May 22, 2017

Robert Sedler was cited by The Detroit News for its report, "DeVos pushes for school reform at conference."

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May 22, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Lawyers Are the Big Winners in the Inquiry Into the Election," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 22, 2017

Robert Sedler was a guest on WWJ-AM to discuss Michael Flynn's refusal to testify.

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May 20, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "After asbestos frustrations, a crackdown on Detroit demolitions."

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May 20, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Detroit hired contractor after his federal asbestos charge."

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May 20, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by USA Today for its report, "Religious defense planned in landmark Detroit genital mutilation case."

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May 19, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The New York Times for its report, "At Fox News, Another Prominent Host Is Fired, and Another Week of Tough Headlines."

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May 19, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was a guest on Michigan Radio to answer the question: How is it possible any mining could take place in the Porcupine Mountains?

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May 18, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted by Chalkbeat for its report, "The backdoor voucher? How a Detroit school created to lift up a ‘Christ-centered culture' found a way to get public dollars."

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May 18, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Punditfact for its report, "Rush Limbaugh says like Donald Trump, Barack Obama also meddled in an FBI investigation."

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May 18, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Why Obstruction of Justice Is a Hard Crime to Prove," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 17, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted on Michigan Radio for its report, "Deal to hand Detroit school over to non-profit raises questions."

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May 17, 2017

Noah Hall was interviewed by Great Lakes Now for its report, "'Failings' on Flint water crisis should trigger a look in the mirror for environmental community, says Great Lakes Attorney."

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May 15, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Why People Persist in Risky Trading," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 15, 2017

Robert Sedler was a guest on WDET's Detroit Today discussing, "Defunding Planned Parenthood Unconstitutional, says Wayne State Law Professor."

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May 10, 2017

Robert Sedler was a guest on WDET's Detroit Today discussing, "Is Comey Firing a Constitutional Crisis?"

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May 8, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Prosecutors Explore Options With Uber," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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May 6, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by the Tribune-Review for its report, "Trump's executive order on religious freedom has limited effect."

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May 6, 2017

Robert Sedler wrote, "Why GOP attack on Planned Parenthood is doomed," for the Detroit Free Press.

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May 5, 2017

Peter Henning was on Michigan Radio discussing, "Secrecy surrounding female genital mutilation hinders prosecution."

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May 1, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Case of Ex-Jefferies Trader Looms Over Trial of 3 From Nomura," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 30, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Feds may seize Rizzo $2.5M mansion in public official bribery scandal."

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April 27, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was a guest on WDET's Detroit Today, discussing trash, recycling and the Detroit incinerator.

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April 26, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Feds have secret recording of Johnson, 'ghost employee.'

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April 24, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "A Whack at Dodd-Frank Could Hamstring the S.E.C.," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 24, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Bloomberg Politics for its report, "Giuliani's Talk With Erdogan Adds Mystery to U.S. Sanctions Case."

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April 23, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Detroit can't charge bystanders who don't call the cops."

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April 21, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by FTC Watch for its report, "Trump antitrust era expected to usher in big, small changes."

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April 19, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Oak Park man, 19, charged in shooting of 2 cops."

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April 18, 2017

Carl Levin wrote, "For the sake of American taxpayers, companies must pay their fair share," for The Hill.

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April 17, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Yahoo! Finance for its report, "Why Mark Cuban is throwing his weight behind an arcane Supreme Court case."

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April 17, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "When Money Gets in the Way of Corporate Ethics," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 16, 2017

Peter Hammer was cited in Rochelle Riley's Detroit Free Press column, "Grandmother's 1941 gift pays for Detroit choir's trip to Carnegie Hall."

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April 13, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Court weighs Catholic school rebuff of disabled student."

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April 11, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Sen. Bert Johnson indicted by federal grand jury."

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April 10, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Great Lakes water piped to Southwest 'our future,' says NASA scientist."

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April 10, 2017

Peter Henning was interviewed by WXYZ Detroit for its report, "State Supreme Court considers limits on judicial misconduct probes."

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April 10, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "A Dubious Key Witness Didn't Sink This Insider Trading Case," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 7, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Dallas Morning News for its report, "Jury convicts gambler tied to both Dean Foods ex-boss and PGA Tour's Phil Mickelson."

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April 4, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "Richmond Fed Head Resigns, Admits Improper Discussions." It was published in the Houston Chronicle, Pittsburgh Tribune and Newser.

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April 3, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "When Conspiracy and Forfeiture Law Intersect," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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April 3, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Associated Press for its report on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump's possible conflicts of interest in their roles as advisers to President Trump. The story appeared in a number of national and international publications including the Houston Chronicle, SFGate and Newser.

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March 29, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Source: Johnson probe involves EAA scandal target."

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March 28, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Sources: FBI, State Police probe Johnson on payroll."

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March 28, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by MLive for its report, "Experts agree EPA review of dioxane, other toxic chemicals is needed."

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March 27, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by WABE 90.1, Atlanta's National Public Radio station, for its report, "Who Oversees The President's Ethics? Here's Our List."

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March 27, 2017

Peter Henning was cited by Fox 2 News Detroit for its report, "Grand jury investigates if Sen. Bert Johnson is using 'ghost employees.'"

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March 27, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "What the Future of S.E.C. Enforcement Holds Under Jay Clayton," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 24, 2017

Carl Levin wrote, "Devin Nunes has jeopardized the oversight role of Congress," in a column for The Hill.

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March 22, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on WJR radio's Paul W. Smith Show, with substitute host Guy Gordon. They discussed Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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March 21, 2017

Robert Sedler was a guest on WJR radio's Paul W. Smith Show, with substitute host Guy Gordon. Sedler discussed the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.

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March 21, 2017

Peter Henning spoke with WWJ's Greg Bowman about the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court appointee Neil Gorsuch.

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March 20, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "There Are No Perry Mason Moments in Insider Trading Cases" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 17, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by FTC Watch for its report, "Lipsky talks continuity at FTC, but wants some changes."

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March 16, 2017

Carl Levin co-wrote with former U.S. Senator John Warner, "The Right Way to Investigate Russia's Election Meddling," for Politico Magazine.

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March 15, 2017

Peter Henning was interviewed by 7 ABC for its report, "Former Highland Park Emergency Financial Manager caught misusing funds being paid again."

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March 13, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Bloomberg for its report, "Mystery at Gambler's Trial: Will Phil Mickelson Take the Stand?"

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March 13, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Bharara's Firing Echoes Furor Over Past Prosecutors' Dismissals," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 11, 2017

Carl Levin was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "Credibility of Congress' Russia probes still in question."

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March 9, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by Next City for its report, "Saving $290 Million on U.S. Water Program Could Cost Cities Billions."

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March 7, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by MLive for its report, "Most in Michigan favor protecting environment even at economic expense."

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March 7, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by NBC News for its report, "Trump Entry Ban on Sounder Legal Footing, Experts Say."

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March 6, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Courts Will Define Boundaries of Friendship in Insider Trading," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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March 5, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor for its report, "Uber's secret 'Greyball' program: a problem with the ride-hailer or with regulators?"

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March 5, 2017

Rachel Settlage was quoted by The South End for its report, "Refugee finds asylum at Detroit Freedom House."

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March 4, 2017

Laura Bartell was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Legal experts question Detroit lawsuit threats."

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March 4, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Legal experts question Detroit lawsuit threats."

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March 3, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by Recode for its report, "Trump's possible pick for FTC chair might have to recuse himself in cases involving Google, Facebook or Microsoft."

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March 3, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The New York Times for its report, "How Uber Deceives the Authorities Worldwide."

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March 3, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by MLive for its report, "Backlash greets Trump proposal to gut Great Lakes cleanup funding."

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February 28, 2017

Jonathan Weinberg was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Ann Arbor man spared from deportation."

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February 27, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "In Case of Shkreli and Lawyer, Finger-Pointing Comes First," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 23, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for its report, "Ohlhausen Seen Auditioning to Keep Top FTC Role."

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February 23, 2017

Jonathan Weinberg was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "At town hall, residents share immigration policy fears."

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February 23, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "‘Bad Girls' fugitive arrested after 11-year chase."

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February 23, 2017

Christopher Lund was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for its report, "Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say."

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February 22, 2017

Carl Levin wrote, "A package proposal for repatriation," for The Hill.

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February 22, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted in a report, "Is SCOTUS nominee Mr. Congeniality?" which was published in Michigan Lawyers Weekly and the Detroit Legal News.

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February 22, 2017

John Mogk was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Tallest building in Detroit planned for Hudson site."

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February 20, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Signs of a Step Back in Financial Regulatory Enforcement," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 19, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "McLaren Flint Hospital at odds with state, Fieger on water crisis."

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February 17, 2017

Blanche Cook wrote a column titled, "An algorithm for capturing racism, sexism and classism," for Detroit Legal News.

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February 17, 2017

Peter Henning was interviewed by Fox 2 News for its report, "Wayne County assistant prosecutors write letters of support for convicted cop."

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February 16, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "4 Wayne Co. prosecutors in trouble for backing crooked Detroit cop."

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February 14, 2017

John Mogk was quoted by Detroit Metro Times for its report, "Detroit sports city? The unknown cost of putting a fourth pro sports facility downtown."

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February 13, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Throwing away a legal career for $310,000," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 12, 2017

John Mogk was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Analysts call Dan Gilbert's jail offer to Wayne County a 'win-win'."

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February 10, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was a guest on Michigan Radio to discuss, "If the EPA is eliminated, what would Michigan lose?"

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February 8, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Fox 47 (Lansing) for its report, "Kilpatrick wants $1.6 million restitution lowered or thrown out."

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February 7, 2017

Peter Henning was interviewed by WXYZ 7 ABC Detroit for its report, "Allegations of judge's affair could lead to murder case being overturned."

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February 6, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Gorsuch Nomination Puts Spotlight on Agency Powers," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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February 6, 2017

Robert Sedler was a guest on WDET's Detroit Today with host Stephen Henderson for a discussion titled, "Law Expert Talks Trump's 'So-Called Judge' Dust Up." 

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February 6, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by WHMI FM for its report, "Legal Expert: Affair Could Have "Disastrous Result" On Kowalski Murder Conviction." 

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February 2, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report for its report, "Gorsuch's Antipathy to Agency Rules May Boggle Health Industry."

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January 31, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court."

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January 30, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "A Former Goldman Employee's Long, Strange Legal Odyssey," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 26, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was a guest on Michigan Radio's Environment Report to discuss, "What's the fate of one of the largest pollution cleanup projects in Michigan?"

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January 24, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on Michigan Radio's Stateside program to discuss, "What happens to ongoing federal investigations, lawsuits during change in administrations?"

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January 23, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "When Making a Fraud Claim, Choose Your Filing Date Wisely," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 19, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by Macomb County Legal News for its report, "Awaiting Trump's impact, including court nominations."

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January 17, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by Bloomberg for its report, "Ramirez Exit Gives Trump Unprecedented Chance to Shape FTC."

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January 17, 2017

Noah Hall was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "Schuette backs getting bottled water delivered in Flint."

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January 17, 2017

Peter Henning was featured at Law.com for its report, "VW, Takata Cases Show Attitude Matters in Justice Dept. Treatment of Corporate Wrongdoing."

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January 16, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was quoted by The Toledo Blade for its report, "Wisconsin City at forefront of ‘water wars'."

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January 16, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "U.S. Crackdown on Corporate Wrongdoers May Be Undone by National Borders," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 12, 2017

Peter Hammer was quoted by Bloomberg for its report, "Life without money in Detroit's survival economy."

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January 12, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Voice for its report, "New Haven official, ex-official charged in federal corruption probe."

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January 12, 2017

Peter Henning was a guest on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law" to discuss, "Currency Manipulators Charged."

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January 11, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by Consumer Reports for its report, "Volkswagen to Pay $4.3 Billion in Criminal and Civil Penalties."

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January 11, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Guardian for its report, "Will Trump's business plans avoid presidential conflicts of interest?"

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January 11, 2017

Stephen Calkins was quoted by The Wall Street Journal for its report, "Obama Antitrust Enforcers Won't Bring Action in Airline Probe."

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January 11, 2017

Robert Sedler was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "DOJ files voting rights suit against Eastpointe."

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January 10, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by the Courier-Post for its report, "SEC levies $400,000 fine for Christie administration misuse of PA funds."

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January 9, 2017

Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "2nd VW employee arrested over emissions scheme."

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January 9, 2017

Peter Henning wrote, "Under New Chairman, S.E.C. Enforcer Role Might Shrink" for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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January 3, 2017

Peter Henning wrotef "S.E.C.'s In-House Judges Face Supreme Court Scrutiny," for White Collar Watch, his column for The New York Times DealB%k.

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