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Washington, D.C. News and Career Resources

Posted by Library Blog on 03/28/2013 at 02:52 PM

Our nation’s capital is a “happening” place!  For those who like to keep abreast of the activity of the three branches of government or want to work in one of them, here are some resources for you.

  • The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times contains news on “law, lobbying, politics, crime, courts, business and culture.” Check out this blog for its coverage of U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and decisions.
  • SCOTUSblog  is an amazing resource for not only news and commentary about U.S. Supreme Court cases but also access to U.S. Supreme Court calendar, petitions, briefs, and audio and transcripts of oral arguments. 
  • Bloomberg BNA topical databases are truly among the best authoritative resources for news and commentary about executive, legislative, and judicial activity in your area of interest.  You can sign up for email alerts of newly added content.  Located in the D.C. metropolitan area, this company is always looking for law school graduates with sharp analytical minds and excellent writing skills.


In addition to the services of the Office of Career Development, here are additional resources for guidance on getting a job with the “feds”: