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Section 8 Tenants Unwelcome
The city of Lancaster declares war on federally subsidized renters, claiming Los Angeles County is steering poor tenants to the Antelope Valley and Lancaster's mayor, lawyer Rex Parris, isn't backing off.

The Muck Stops Here
Marty Singer, the "Pit Bull to the Stars," is the lawyer celebrities call on when they want to kill a tabloid story, demand a retraction, or sue a Hollywood studio.

Safeguards for D.I.Y. Funding
Will SEC regulation fuel or dampen enthusiasm for crowdfunding websites?

Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski

Did You Know
The decline of the power lunch.

Racially Charged
Pro bono counsel from California work on an Arizona civil rights case against the sheriff of Maricopa County.

Judging the Judges
A snapshot of complaints against judges and how many were disciplined.

Rates on the Rise
Hourly rates of lawyers are on the rise.

Reel Law
Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Intruder Alert!
Can your law firm withstand an attack by "hacktivists"?


Editor's Note


Full Disclosure: 'It's Chinatown, Jake'
The first hurdle for plaintiffs lawyers in Chinese reverse-merger securities cases is determining what really went on. From there, it only gets harder.

Expert Advice: On-the-Job Tirades
When an employee curses at the boss, it could lead to termination—unless the outburst is protected speech.

MCLE: Class Actions after AT&T Mobility
The rules for arbitrating class actions have changed since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.

Discipline Report

In Pro Per: My Toughest Battle
A lawyer recalls learning devastating news about her health when she was pregnant with her first child.

Books: Grace and Grit

Books: Justice for Hedgehogs

Books: Sex and Punishment

Legally Speaking: For the Love of the Game
A conversation with Sandy Tatum, one of America's best-known golfer-lawyers.

In House: The FCPA Is No Joke
For all the lip service that’s paid to enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, much of corporate America seems woefully negligent.

Law Firm Hiring: Associates Get Their Move On
As the economy picks up, midlevel associates are in demand