MDL Rises Rapidly: The multi-district litigation caseload of federal courts has more than doubled since 2001, and we have a special section on the new MDL landscape.
Latest in Wone Case: The wife of slain D.C. lawyer Robert Wone is seeking documents from the Arent Fox law firm, according to this story by Mike Scarcella.
Mastering the Law: Masters' degree programs are growing at law schools, offering students a way to burnish and showcase specialties, as Karen Sloan details here.
Gray Area: Jeff Jeffrey reports on the lawyers surrounding Vincent Gray, the likely next mayor of D.C. -- including Gray's daughter Jonice Gray Tucker.
Uneven Lawyer Discipline: Lawyers who mishandle clients' cases because of addiction to alcohol or drugs are punished in wildly inconsistent ways, Leigh Jones reveals.Inside Defense Court: Trials may be declining elsewhere, but business is booming at the administrative court that handles appeals of those who have been denied coveted security clearances by the Defense Department. Jenna Greene takes a look at the little-known tribunal.