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Latest Issue - Washington Lawyer June 2015

Volume: 29   No. 10

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Attorney Briefs

David O’Boyle


Legal Beat

David O’Boyle and Michael Smith


Bar Counsel Page

Gene Shipp


Books in the Law

Patrick Anderson and Ronald Goldfarb


Bar Happenings

Michael Smith


Letters


From the President

Brigida Benitez


Legal Spectator

Jacob A. Stein


Features

EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Executive Overreach or Environmental Necessity?

The EPA will finalize this summer a trio of proposed rules to cut carbon pollution, as Kathryn Alfisi reports. Is a Supreme Court showdown with states and the power sector in the offing?


Taking the Stand: Time to Retire the Frye Test

For decades Frye v. United States has been the standard used by the D.C. Courts for admitting expert testimony. Now, as Patrick McGlone writes, the time has come to retire this archaic test.


After Sony

While reports of cyberattacks are increasing, the response by companies and their legal departments can either help or hinder a business in the long run, as Robert W. Walter reports.