District of Columbia

Second Amendment

Federal judge enjoins DC gun law that restricts concealed carry permits to those with ‘good reason’

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for US House GOP in Affordable Care Act funding dispute; White House appeal is expected


Lanny Davis opens a new law firm at an age when many practitioners retire

Criminal Justice

White House announces another 58 sentence commutations

Law Schools

Scalia name change for George Mason law school shows viewpoint diversity, says university president

Labor & Employment

As ‘deeply flawed’ revised persuader rule takes effect, ABA joins in effort to block it

Trusts & Estate Law

Those in charge of Prince estate face ‘horribly speculative’ task of valuing publicity rights

Law Firms

8-partner government contracts group leaps from Jenner to MoFo

Labor & Employment

Some retailers end on-call scheduling after probes by multiple states


Administrative judge is charged with assaulting colleague


‘Queen of pro bono’ Esther Lardent dies at age 68

Constitutional Law

Unanimous US Senate OKs contempt resolution against Backpage, the first in 20 years


Suit accuses DC federal judge of coerced sex; he says retirement is due to disability

Executive Branch

GOP officials sue seeking emails of Hillary Clinton, top aides, state department and campaign staff

Labor & Employment

Suit against HUD is like ‘a low-budget telenovela,’ judge says, allowing lawyer’s retaliation claims

Business of Law

Squire Patton to acquire 50-lawyer California firm with international expertise

Business of Law

Blank Rome announces Dickstein Shapiro acquisition; over 100 remaining lawyers will make the move

Government Law

Judge wants to know why State Department missed the deadline for release of final Clinton emails

Criminal Justice

DC crime bill would pay stipends to at-risk people who stay out of trouble

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer says he can’t ask permission to release client list of ‘DC Madam’ because judge barred motion