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The Elite Federal Bar in Baltimore, 1818–1834
Four of the early greats of the Supreme Court bar, including three attorneys general, based their trial court practices in Baltimore. Their soaring rhetoric and clashing egos made for great theater.

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Virginia Federal Court Establishes Historical Society with the Help of the Federal Bar Association
Six years ago, several federal judges in the Eastern District of Virginia got together to discuss how to preserve the court’s rich history. Currently, the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Inc. has big plans underway.
Kennedy Nominees Still Serving Country
Six of President John F. Kennedy’s federal court nominees remain on the bench, all of them senior judges. All, in their time, have witnessed significant changes in the federal judiciary, presided over historic federal cases, and emerged with an unshaken love of their daily work.
Sarbanes-Oxley Evidence Destruction Statute Has Much Wider Impact Than on Just Business Cases
Practitioners should be familiar with the unique language in the Sarbanes-Oxley Evidence Destruction Statute in order to ensure compliance.