Welcome to the DMLP's District of Columbia summary page!
This page collects information involving District of Columbia from across the Digital Media Law Project website. On the right you will find listings of recent legal threats and blog posts that concern District of Columbia residents or law. As we add new content to the site that pertains to District of Columbia, you will be able to find it all right here.Many of the pages in the legal guide discuss law that is applicable in District of Columbia. For that reason, the District of Columbia specific pages are interspersed throughout the guide. You can access the District of Columbia pages in a number of ways.
First, you can browse the legal guide section by section. You will find District of Columbia pages inserted in the guide at points where District of Columbia law diverges from the general summary of law included in the guide or where a more detailed explanation of District of Columbia law is warranted. The list of legal guide sections appears at the bottom of this page.
Second, you can search for District of Columbia specific information by going to our Search Page and limiting your keyword search to pages that are tagged with District of Columbia. You can also search in multiple jurisdictions or limit your search by subject area.
Third, you can click on one of the page titles listed below. Doing so will take you directly to that page in the guide.
To jump to a specific District of Columbia page, select one of the titles below:
State Law: Legal Protections for Anonymous Speech
State Law: Becoming a Sole Proprietor
State Law: Forming a Partnership
State Law: Forming a Corporation
State Law: Forming an LLC
Nonprofit Legal Assistance Organizations by State
State Law: Forming a Nonprofit
Insurance Exclusions for Business Pursuits
Elements of an Intrusion Claim
Statute of Limitations for Intrusion
State Law: Recording
State Law: Legal Protections for Sources and Source Material
Access to Records from State Governments
Access to State and Local Government Meetings
State Court Proceedings
State Court Records
State Law: Trade Secrets
State Law: Publication of Private Facts
State Law: Retractions
State Law: SLAPPs
State Law: Defamation
State Law: False Light
State Law: Right of Publicity