District of Columbia
854 ABA Journal District of Columbia articles.
25 ex-DC bar leaders decry election suits
Twenty-five former presidents of the District of Columbia Bar are criticizing lawyers who attacked the electoral process through unfounded allegations of voter fraud…
Dec 2, 2020 4:49 PM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has questioned the U.S. Department of Justice’s agreement to pay more than $212,000 in fees and expenses to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer to settle a case over the exclusion of New York residents from trusted traveler programs.
Nov 23, 2020 3:50 PM CST
Proposed $26B opioid settlement disclosed
Four companies involved in making and distributing opioids have disclosed a proposed $26 billion settlement that would end thousands of lawsuits by state and local…
Nov 6, 2020 3:48 PM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered twice-per-day sweeps of postal facilities in states with extended ballot deadlines to ensure that ballots are delivered to election officials that same day.
Nov 6, 2020 10:19 AM CST
Judge requires disclaimer in cop commission report
U.S. District Judge John Bates of the District of Columbia has said President Donald Trump’s national commission on policing can’t release a report…
Nov 4, 2020 3:28 PM CST
Lawyers for the U.S. Postal Service informed a federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday that it did not follow his time frame to sweep mail facilities for undelivered ballots in 12 postal districts.
Nov 4, 2020 9:18 AM CST
Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…
Nov 3, 2020 3:45 PM CST
Latham will pay fall bonuses, donate $1M to fight hunger
Latham & Watkins has announced that it will pay fall bonuses ranging from $7,500 to $40,000—the market scale for law…
Oct 29, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
Judge Truman Morrison III of Washington, D.C., retired in March only three days after the Washington Post asked him about a woman’s allegations that he had sexual contact with her when she was 16 years old.
Oct 6, 2020 12:52 PM CDT
A divided District of Columbia Court of Appeals granted Thursday what it describes as an "emergency examination waiver" admission to practice law with various restrictions.
Sep 25, 2020 3:07 PM CDT
Jones Day must face a lawsuit brought by former associates who accuse the firm’s parental leave policy of discriminating against fathers, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled last week.
Sep 9, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
Court decisions on "business interruption" coverage are so far favoring insurers as they fight claims for lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 1:11 PM CDT
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice has to file a new brief after running afoul of a Washington, D.C., court rule banning excessive footnotes.
Aug 17, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
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