• Pentagon

    Guns / Firearms, Labor / Employment, Morning Docket, Police

    Morning Docket: 05.01.13

    * Gun nuts want to prevent THE PENTAGON from buying too many bullets. [Talking Points Memo]

    * Subway employees can be held liable for not helping police officers. I’m a legal genius. [New York Law Journal]

    * Employment lawyers get catty on their way out of the door. [Thomson Reuters News & Insight]

    * Do top firms even have compliance departments? [Corporate Counsel]

    * Colleges are cracking down on Adderall abuse. So… it only took administrators about a decade to figure out that was going on. [New York Times]

    * Okay, now Obama is going to close Guantanamo. And by “close,” I think he means “finds other excuses to leave it open.” [SCOTUSblog]

    8 Comments / / May 1, 2013 at 9:11 AM
  • 9/11, Brown Rudnick, War on Terror

    And Then It Was 9/12

    This weekend, we (and every other media outlet) ran our solemn 9/11 remembrance post. In any event, yesterday was the predictable day where the media took a closer look at the aftermath of 9/11. And by “closer look,” we mean “report on everything that’s gone horribly wrong since 9/11.” Elie Mystal has got a really heartwarming story from a law firm that he wants to share before he “takes a closer look” at the week after 9/11….

    96 Comments / / Sep 12, 2011 at 10:33 AM
  • 9/11, Violence, War on Terror

    Remembering 9/11: Open Thread

    Today marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Throughout today, people have been looking back and reflecting on the tragic events of 9/11, as well as remembering and praying for the thousands who perished on that day. Scanning the Twitter and Facebook feeds of my friends, I’ve seen competing impulses. Most people’s posts […]

    28 Comments / / Sep 11, 2011 at 7:23 PM
  • Barack Obama, Biglaw, Fabulosity, Federal Government, Military / Military Law, Partner Issues, Politics

    An Afternoon With Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Defense Department

    Jeh C. Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, can be described as one of the most powerful and influential lawyers in the entire federal government. Our very own David Lat had the pleasure of interviewing him.

    27 Comments / / Jul 5, 2011 at 10:04 AM