Three decades of NLJ 250: The National Law Journal published its first survey of law firms in 1978, in a feature that would later become the NLJ 250. This week's feature examines what's changed since then, and also what's stayed the same.
Bankruptcy judge shortage looms: As temporary bankruptcy judgeships expire and caseloads increase, Todd Ruger reports that a crisis is looming in U.S. courts.
Congress weighs big FCPA reforms: In this special report on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Mike Scarcella and Todd Ruger explore the future of the government's enforcement of the foreign bribery law as Congress weighs reform. Also check out a Q&A with Lanny Breuer, head of the Justice Department's criminal division, and other features.
Paul Clement's second-chair: Tony Mauro profiles Bancroft associate Erin Murphy, who served as second-chair to Paul Clement during his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the health care law.
A search for clarity regarding warrants: Zoe Tillman reports on a case pending before the D.C. Court of Appeals that could help clarify when it's still lawful for police to conduct a warrantless search of a car after a lawful arrest.