Blog Archives

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench

December 1st 2015

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench (Wayne State University Press Release, Dec. 1, 2015) Southfield, MI – The legal career of Debra Nance has been touched by synchronicity – seemingly small, unrelated events that resonate and become meaningful. A 1999 alumna of Wayne State University Law School, today she’s a […]

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11

November 7th 2015

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11 (EVENT page) Baker College of Auburn Hills to host talk by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bernstein Nov. 11  Event is free and open to the community Baker College of Auburn Hills will welcome Justice Richard Bernstein to campus Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, for […]

FERNDALE VIEW: Law Day

May 5th 2011

In 1961 Congress designated May 1 as Law Day to remind us of our commitment to the rule of law. This year, the chosen theme is, “The Legacy of John Adams, From Boston to Guantanamo.” Of course, John Adams, the first lawyer president, defended the British soldiers involved in the “Boston Massacre” in 1770 because of his belief in the rule of law, particularly when representing unpopular clients.

Budget Meeting #4, Part One: Court

April 14th 2011

Ferndale City Council had its fourth budget planning session on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. They heard presentations from the District Court, the Police Department and the Fire Department. Each department presented a slideshow describing what their legally-mandated responsibilities are and presenting budgets reflecting cuts of 15% and 20%.