Eric Holder to step down as Attorney General

Eric H. Holder, Jr., has announced his intention to step down as United States Attorney General.

United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced his intention to step down upon the nomination and confirmation of his successor on Thursday. Holder has served as the chief law enforcement officer of the … Read More

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) to be honored by BESLA

Joe West and the MCCA to be honored at Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Conference in Mexico.

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association along with its President & Chief Executive Officer Joseph K. West will be honored by the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association with the association’s Beacon of Diversity Award during BESLA’s upcoming conference in October. Read More

New report calls for reform of D.C.’s use of adult incarceration against youth

A new report by DC Lawyers for Youth and the Campaign for Youth Justice calls for juvenile justice reforms in D.C. and nationally.

A new report released by the DC Lawyers for Youth and the Campaign for Youth Justice “Capital City Correction: Reforming DC’s Use of Adult Incarceration Against Youth” calls for an end to the indiscriminate practice of sending youth in the District of Columbia to adult jails, without the consideration of what the report points out are larger implications of adult pre-trial confinement. Read More