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Latest Issue - Washington Lawyer October 2014

Volume: 29   No. 2

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Attorney Briefs

David O’Boyle

Legal Beat

Kathryn Alfisi and David O’Boyle

Bar Counsel Page

Gene Shipp

Books in the Law

Don Allen Resnikoff

Bar Happenings

Kathryn Alfisi


The Pro Bono Effect

Kurt Jacobs

From the President

Brigida Benitez

Legal Spectator

Jacob A. Stein


Legends in the Law: John C. Cruden

Cruden, a former D.C. Bar president with an extensive military and government background, shares with Kathryn Alfisi his career path and the valuable lessons he learned at West Point.

An Interview With Kirra L. Jarratt: Executive Director of the D.C. Bar Foundation

Jarratt, the executive director of the D.C. Bar Foundation, talks about her first year on the job in an interview with Kathryn Alfisi.

Window to the Past: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan

This libel law case, which holds that citizens and journalist have a First Amendment right to criticize public officials, has forever changed the landscape of reporting as Rick Schmitt writes.