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Amanda Terkel

Did John Boehner Break The Law? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has signed a contract to pay a law firm up to $500,000 (and possibly more) to defend the Defense of Marriag...

"...No One Left to Speak for Me" -- the Role of the Lawyer

Lanny Davis | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

The American Bar Association's Model Rule of Ethics states: "A lawyer's representation of a client ... does not constitute an endorsement of the client's political, economic, social or moral views or activities." Yet how many people forget this fundamental principle?

Firm Hit From Both Sides Over Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters Legal) - King & Spalding first took heat from liberals for its work on the gay marriage issue. Now the law firm is losing som...

Amanda Terkel

Virginia Official Drops Law Firm On DOMA | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) is terminating his office's relationship with law firm King & Spalding after the firm decid...

Amanda Terkel

Online Campaign Targets Employees Of Law Firm Fighting Same-Sex Marriage | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive organization is targeting employees at the law firm King & Spalding with an online campaign aimed at preventing House Spea...

Amanda Terkel

Law Firm Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban Faces Backlash | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the LGBT legal community are seriously considering breaking ties with the firm King & Spalding in light of this week's news t...