District of Columbia

Legislation & Lobbying

Five years after ‘Rosa’s Law’ eliminated ‘R-word’ from federal lexicon, movement continues to grow

Cybersecurity

Massive hack attack on feds compromised background-check info for 21.5M people

First Amendment

NFL team’s First Amendment rights weren’t violated by loss of disparaging trademarks, judge rules

Law Practice Management

BigLaw firm abandons the corner office in its new egalitarian digs

Civil Rights

Fatal attack on black Bible-study group resonates on 150th anniversary of ‘Juneteenth’

Tort Law

Metro workers to blame in lawyer’s falling death for not finding him until 4 days later, suit says

Cybersecurity

Hackers may have accessed records of 4 million federal workers; was China responsible?

Criminal Justice

Judge grants retrial in Chandra Levy murder case; defense claimed information was withheld

Law Firms

Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in hotel stabbing death of DLA Piper lawyer

Constitutional Law

John Paul Stevens says some held at Gitmo should get reparations from US government

Careers

Lawyers are among DC residents with speediest commutes, census data shows

Legal Technology

Georgetown’s Iron Tech competition grows in audience and interest

Careers

New BigLaw associates make the most money in NYC, says survey

Corporate Law

AT&T to pay record $25M to settle with FCC over privacy breach at call centers

Criminal Justice

Second woman faces criminal case in connection to slaying of BigLaw attorney at D.C. hotel

Court Security

Feds amp up prosecution of those accused in third U.S. Supreme Court protest in little over a year

Criminal Justice

Woman charged in hotel slaying of BigLaw attorney responded to his Craigslist ad, filing says

Criminal Justice

Woman charged in hotel slaying of BigLaw attorney; was robbery the motive?

Corporate Law

Major US contractor settles first SEC case over confidentiality pacts that silence whistleblowers