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Lawyer: Wolfowitz Ignored My Advice Did Paul Wolfowitz lose his job as president of the World Bank because he didn’t listen to its top lawyer? Roberto Da�ino, the bank’s former general counsel, thinks so. • Vintage Sibley: Lawyer of Alleged D.C. Madam Could Lose License Deborah Jeane Palfrey’s reliance on her media-loving civil forfeiture lawyer, Montgomery Blair Sibley, has caused much consternation in D.C. federal court. But Sibley’s law license now may be in jeopardy. • Bunnell Bolts to O’Melveny Steve Bunnell, the head of the criminal division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District since 2004, is heading to O’Melveny & Myers. • No Hard Feelings? Former Associate Deputy Attorney General Focus of Comey Testimony When former Deputy Attorney General James Comey left the Justice Department in the summer of 2005, he delivered a farewell address lauding those at the department who were “committed to getting it right and to doing the right thing whatever the price.” • Loop-d-Loophole: Advocates’ Hopes of Closing Public-Entity Loophole On Hold Advocates looking to close a loophole that allows lawmakers to accept gifts from public entities, such as universities and colleges, had their hopes put on hold last week during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of the lobbying reform bill. • Buying Justice: Alabama Most Expensive State to Become a State Supreme Court Justice Fifteen candidates in the state raised a total of $13.4 million during the 2006 election cycle in pursuit of a seat on the state’s highest bench, according to a new report from D.C.-based watchdog group Justice at Stake and two partner groups. • Risky Behavior: Suit Filed Against D.C. Jail Over Removal Refusal The D.C. jail has been repeatedly sued for claims of illegally detaining prisoners past their release dates. Now one inmate alleges in a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that the facility’s failure to remove him from a heightened-security unit led to serious injury.

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