Pate's Path: R. Hewitt Pate has gone from private practice to top Justice Department official to becoming a major law firm client as general counsel to Chevron. Carrie Levine looks at Pate's new and complex role.
Who's Representing Corporations? In our annual report on who is representing corporate America, we take a look, among other things, at a small Mississippi firm that is signing up big clients from around the country.
Radioactive Caseload: Marcia Coyle reports on the latest developments in a long-running dispute between the government and utility companies over the disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The litigation is far from over.
Is Copright Board Constitutional? Members of the Copyright Royalty Board are appointed by the librarian of Congress, but is the board so important that its members should be appointed by the president or a high executive branch officer? Jordan Weissmann reports on a lawsuit raising that question.