Seeking SOLACE: In 2002, a Louisiana federal judge and the state bar started SOLACE, an online support network for the legal community. Almost 10 years later, Zoe Tillman reports that SOLACE-inspired programs are fast taking root in bar associations across the country.
Go time for Apple, Samsung: Lawyers for Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. kicked off their high-stakes patent infringement trial last week on a day marked by drama and tension. Amy Miller and Claire Zillman have the story on the opening day action and what's at stake.
Justice's Gitmo gamble: Mike Scarcella reports that longstanding rules governing legal representation at the Guantánamo Bay detention center could be supplanted by a new set of guidelines, roiling attorneys who represent detainees and prompting a legal fight in Washington's federal trial court to block enforcement of a new policy the U.S. Justice Department is advancing.
Trying to tackle the NFL: In recent years, Michael Hausfeld of Hausfeld LLP has been involved in major litigation surrounding the National Football League. Matthew Huisman takes a look at the Washington plaintiffs lawyer's work.