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Latest Issue - Washington Lawyer January 2016

Volume: 30   No. 5

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Contents


On Leadership

Stan Proffitt


Attorney Briefs

David O'Boyle


Legal Beat

David O'Boyle and Jeffery Leon


Books in the Law

James Srodes and Ronald Goldfarb


Speaking of Ethics

Erika Stillabower


Bar Happenings

Jeffrey Leon


Letters


The Pro Bono Effect

Margaret Emery


From the President

Tim Webster


Features

The Judge Is (Still) Not In

A shortage of judges at the D.C. Court of Appeals and the D.C. Superior Court has overburdened dockets, leading to a delay in justice, as David O'Boyle reports.


Policing the Police

Anna Stolley Persky examines how the recent spate of high-profile, officer-involved shootings is forcing some jurisdictions to revisit the way they monitor police interactions with citizens.


Finding the Law in the District of Columbia: An Excerpt

The 2015 Practice Manual, a must have resource for every D.C. practitioner, is now available. Washington Lawyer offers an excerpt of the guide's introductory chapter from a previous edition.