District of Columbia

Business of Law

Akin Gump launches new business unit focused on Cuba

Business of Law

No lawyers in satellite office? No problem; Dilworth is like Netflix, its CEO says

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for group with moral, rather than religious, objections to contraceptive mandate

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Privacy Law

Prosecutors drop case after federal judge rules laptop seized at border can’t be searched

Law Firms

BigLaw firm’s alleged promises to client in hiring talks were puffery, judge says in tossing claims

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