What is the Business Judgment Rule?

What is the Business Judgment Rule?

The business judgment rule is invoked in lawsuits when a director of a corporation takes an action that affects the corporation, and a plaintiff sues, directly or derivatively (i.e., on behalf of the corporation), alleging that...
What is a Franchise Agreement?

What is a Franchise Agreement?

A franchise agreement is a legal agreement that creates a franchise relationship between a franchisor and a franchisee. Within a franchise agreement, the franchisee is granted the legal right to establish a franchised outlet and operation where the franchisee, among...
What are Michigan’s Gun Laws for 2020?

What are Michigan’s Gun Laws for 2020?

Michigan is a shall-issue state. Licenses are issued at the local level by county clerks. A permit to purchase, a background check and firearms registration are required to buy a handgun from a private individual. Open carry is legal in Michigan...
What is Michigan’s Water Protection Law for 2020?

What is Michigan’s Water Protection Law for 2020?

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is proposing a $180 million plan to boost the quality of tap water across Michigan, from replacing lead pipes and school drinking fountains to combating chemicals that are contaminating public supplies and private wells. It will help...
Is it illegal to text and drive in Michigan?

Is it illegal to text and drive in Michigan?

For all Michigan drivers, it is illegal to use a wireless communication device that’s located in the driver’s hand or lap to read, write, or send a message. Michigan’s distracted driving laws prohibit text messaging for all drivers and talking on a cellphone...
What is Impeachment?

What is Impeachment?

Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body levels charges against a government official. Impeachment does not in itself remove the official definitively from office; it is similar to an indictment in criminal law, and thus it is essentially the statement...