District of Columbia

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


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

Legal Technology

Georgetown’s Iron Tech competition grows in audience and interest


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

Trials & Litigation

Protesters disrupt US Supreme Court proceedings; 5 arrests made

Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

Criminal Justice

Stranger returns backpack containing nearly $18K, but feds try to forfeit the cash

Media & Communications Law

Associated Press files FOIA suit against State Department over Hillary Clinton emails and documents

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge says man can’t smoke in his own home due to neighbor’s 2nd-hand smoke concerns

Legislation & Lobbying

Lawmaker’s French bulldog helped win bipartisan support in House for Amtrak ‘critter car’ bill

Civil Rights

Feds won’t prosecute George Zimmerman in shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin

Trials & Litigation

Alvin the dead cat is among many travails that led to blown deadline, lawyer says in court filing