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D.C. Bar

September 30, 2020

Bar Exam Application Data Issue

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, the D.C. Bar identified a misconfiguration of the bar exam application software that it manages on behalf of the D.C. Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions.

Bagel Competition Raises $274K for Tzedek DC

September 24, 2020

Bagel Competition Raises $274K for Tzedek DC

By John Murph

Allee and Oliver Cox, owners of Pearl’s Bagels, won over both the public and the judges to take first place in Tzedek DC’s fourth annual Eat Well, Do Justice! fundraiser.

D.C. Leaders Lay Out New Election Procedures

September 24, 2020

D.C. Leaders Lay Out New Election Procedures

By Jeremy Conrad

D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen and Executive Director of the D.C. Board of Elections Alice Miller spoke about new voting procedures in the District.

Webinar Takes a Candid Look at Diversity in the Legal Profession

September 23, 2020

Webinar Takes a Candid Look at Diversity in the Legal Profession

By John Murph

As the Black Lives Matter protests inspire many industries to reexamine the effects of systemic racism, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) and the Washington Bar Association scrutinized the legal profession at a Sept. 17 webinar.

 U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

D.C. Legal Community Pays Tribute to Justice Ginsburg

By William Roberts

When U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18, the enormity of the gap she leaves in American jurisprudence quickly became evident as tributes flowed from the D.C. legal community.

D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine

September 14, 2020

CLE Institute Explores Practice Considerations Surrounding Seniors

By Jeremy Conrad

On September10, more than 100 attorneys participated in the D.C. Bar’s virtual CLE Institute on Aging and the Law, a daylong event that offered an in-depth look at the legal issues affecting elderly clients, wards, and others working with the aging community.

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