Holder's Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making

Covington & Burling celebrates a homecoming this week as Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar partner. Covington's latest high-profile hire will officially start at the firm in September.

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    By Vivia Chen

    Are words like "ambitious" and "competitive salary" turning women off?

  • New Rule Spells Trouble for For-Profit Law Schools

    By Matt Leichter

    Accredited for-profit law schools will soon be subject to a new regulation that restricts federal loans to underperforming colleges. If only the government would hold all law schools similarly accountable.

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