Strong unions help make safer workplaces

Many Americans are critical of labor unions.  They see unions as organizations that keep bad employees on the job.  Or they see them as controlling who gets on the job at all. We can and do dispute those characterizations. But what most Americans forget is that in...

NachtLaw Beats Wayne State University

NachtLaw obtained an important opinion for a Wayne State University Professor continuing NachtLaw’s string of victories for professors and students at universities in Michigan (prior successful opinions in the last 18 months  include cases concerning  University...

Solving Uneven Enforcement and Driving While Black

We have criminalized the failure to pay civil infraction tickets, such as parking or speeding or driving with a busted tail light.  How?  We suspend driver’s licenses for these folks, and then we charge them with the misdemeanor of driving on a suspended license. As I...

Healthcare fraud defense

Healthcare fraud is a major problem, and it is good that the Federal Government is targeting it. Sometimes, however, doctors and other professionals are targeted for criminal investigation simply because they practice in certain specialties. For instance, NachtLaw has...

Change the Law to Hold Police Accountable

I have not said anything yet about the events unfolding.  In a time when so many have lifted their voices, I feel reluctant to be yet another white person expressing outrage at the murder of Mr. Floyd. I have devoted my career to the law, but so many citizens have...