In Rare Move, DC Circuit to Livestream Arguments in Immigrant Abortion Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will broadcast oral arguments Friday for the first time since 2001 in a case that considers whether the government should allow an undocumented teenage immigrant to obtain an abortion.

Special Reports

Legal Times

  • Hawaii, Maryland Block Trump’s Travel Ban, Again

    By Cogan Schneier

    The rulings mark a win for Hogan Lovells’ Neal Katyal, the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center.

  • Veteran DC Whistleblower Lawyer Says She Reps 'Good Guy' in Weinstein Scandal

    By C. Ryan Barber

    As Harvey Weinstein became engulfed in scandal over allegations of sexual harassment, Washington-based whistleblower lawyer Debra Katz found herself representing a longtime executive who reportedly had confronted the influential Hollywood producer about his alleged misconduct.

read more


  • Meet the Ex-Wiley Rein Partner Leading DOJ's Defense of Basically Everything

    By Marcia Coyle and Cogan Schneier

    Brett Shumate, a top lawyer in the U.S. Justice Department's civil division, has crisscrossed the country as the Trump administration's first line of defense in some of the most visible cases brought so far against the White House. Immigration. Voting rights. Sanctuary cities. Regulatory rollbacks. President Donald Trump and conflicts of interest. Shumate, who jumped to government work from Wiley Rein this year, has been the point person in court in all of these cases for Main Justice. Here's what to know about him.

  • Paul Weiss Antitrust Leader Is Trump's Pick for FTC Chair

    By Mike Scarcella

    Joseph Simons, co-chairman of the antitrust group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Federal Trade Commission, the White House said Thursday.

read more


read more

New Job Openings

View more legal jobs at


A Case Study of Patent Abuse: Printing Industry vs Patent Trolls
Facing patent infringement allegations? Discover how the printing industry is fighting back against patent trolls that threaten their bottom line and explore possible solutions for your case.
5 Secrets to Extracting ROI from Experts
Expert witnesses can be crucially valuable to your case or they can do more harm than good. Learn 5 secrets to extracting the best return on investment from experts.
LegalWeek -- LegalSmallFirm Section
Short videos from LegalWeek: Hear from legal industry experts on challenges faced in small firms and what successful firms are doing differently.
Mobile in Practice: Benefits of a Virtual Law Firm
Learn how a secure, virtual strategy can help solo and small firms meet client demands and better manage their business.
Matter Management Checklist
A 2014 study showed that 75% of law firms that focused on administrative process efficiency saw increases in both revenue and profit. Want to see the same success? Start by downloading this checklist.