Pro Bono Mandate Gains Steam: Karen Sloan reports that the State Bar of California is poised to join the New York State court system in adopting a pro bono requirement for new attorneys.
Judges Crack Under Pressure: Overloaded dockets, stagnant pay and amateur litigants are being blamed for the growing number of judicial disciplinary problems. Leigh Jones has the story.
View From the Top: In recent months, Matthew Huisman sat down with managing partners at Washington firms small and large to take an inside look at what it's like to sit at the top.
High Court Limits Reach of Tort Law: The U.S. Supreme Court sharply limited the reach of a federal law used to hold corporations and others accountable for human rights abuses committed abroad. But Marcia Coyle reports that human rights lawyers predicted additional litigation over the degree to which the federal courthouse door was left ajar.