Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. As permitted by the U.S. Constitution, the District is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and is therefore not a part of any U.S. state.The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the preexisting settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria.
Posts about Washington D.C.
  • Trumps FAKE premise

    … that chose to make the comparison, showed that the Obama Inaugurations were attended by many more people than was Trumps. The use of photographs and Washington D.C. Metro riderships clearly showed that the attendance at the Trump inauguration fell far below that of Obama’s. Yet, Press Secretary Spicer, during his first press briefing, categorically…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • For Banks, It’s All About the Money – Whistleblower Post

    … in Washington D.C. Currently the national whistleblower lawyer bar is meeting here. Wells Fargo is certainly on everyone’s mind here as well as growing cry that corporate officers responsible for fraudulent activities lose all bonuses and severance entitlement. The “C-Suite Mafia” as I call them, will never agree to these reforms, of course. We…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • What Is the Three Strikes Law?

    … kinds of laws have a long history. Repeat offender laws go back over a hundred years but the first modern Three Strikes Law was passed in Washington D.C. in 1993. California followed suit a year later by passing a similar law in 1994. Three Strikes Laws apply to felony offenses in most cases. For example, a person who has three separate convictions…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 43 readers -
  • Whistleblower Collects $6 Million – A Christmas Story

    … possible to insure that workers who obtain security clearances are loyal citizens and not a threat to the United States. There is a certain amount of irony that Blake began working to protect the United States in the same year that the World Trade Center and Pentagon were attacked by terrorists. Perhaps that is why he took his job so seriously. Blake’s…

    Due Diligence- 37 readers -
  • National Whistleblower Day – Finally!

    … The US Senate Passed a Resolution Designating July 30 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day The House of Representatives is in recess. The Senate is finishing up debate on a cyber security bill and everyone is racing to leave Washington D.C. for the August recess. But some long overdue recognition was finally forthcoming today…

    Due Diligence- 34 readers -
  • Sloppy Lawyering Leads To Legal Malpractice Claim

    … the cracks. When the “genius” is a lawyer and a deadline is missed, dire consequences can occur. That slip is then called legal malpractice. Earlier this month, one Washington D.C. lawyer told a federal judge that he missed a critical court filing deadline because of Alvin the cat (dead cat), an unhappy friend, painkillers, gastrointestinal disturbances…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 35 readers -