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Volume: 30   No. 10

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When Lawyers Need Help

Disciplinary Counsel Wallace E. "Gene" Shipp Jr. responds to a recent report about the increased use of alcohol by lawyers and explains how abuse can lead to disciplinary issues.

Law Firms, Redesigned

In a move toward more contemporary law firm settings, glass and metal are replacing clunky furniture and dark woods—and changing attitudes along the way—as Sarah Kellogg writes.

Meet the President: Annamaria Steward

Annamaria Steward, the associate dean at the David A. Clarke School of Law, shares details of her international upbringing, her inspiring law students, and her plans for the D.C. Bar as its next president.

Women and Children Escaping Violence Need Support, Not Confinement

John M. Smith, associate dean of Experiential and Clinical Programs at UDC's law school explains why refugee families escaping violent countries shouldn't have to pay for well-intentioned but flawed U.S. policies.