Prayer Circle: Marcia Coyle takes a look at a seminal 1983 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding legislative prayers. Thirty years later, the high court is being asked to take that decision even further.
Cuts Loom: The U.S. Judicial Conference has announced plans to reduce compensation rates to private Criminal Justice Act attorneys by $15 per hour starting on September 1 unless Congress increases support for the courts in the 2014 budget. Todd Ruger has the story.
Clerks in Demand: The always-hot legal market for U.S. Supreme Court law clerks has gotten even hotter for those who served at the high court last term. Tony Mauro reports hiring bonuses have reached $300,000.
Peak Position: Managing partners at Washington firms large and small to spoke with Matthew Huisman about what's happening at their firms and the challenges facing the legal community as a whole.