Strictly Legal. It may seem second nature for most BLT readers, but the Washington Post profiles a woman's legal battle up to the Supreme Court where she finds the judges sticking strictly to the facts. The case: a woman who sued Goodyear saying she was paid less then men she worked with because of discrimination. In other high court news, Legal Times' Tony Mauro takes a look at whether nonlawyer parents can represent their kids in federal court disputes under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Lobbying Slows. Calling all K Street lobbyists. The first of several surveys of lobbying revenue found that growth slowed in 2006 amid ethics scandals and the mid-term election, according to Roll Call.
Free Rein. As the end of the Scooter Libby trial nears the New York Times takes a look at how Vice President Dick Cheney and Libby operated going so far as to mislead other White House officials. Check out more Legal Times coverage of the Libby trial.
Attorney Uprising. The fallout of the Justice Department's firing seven U.S. attorneys got heated Sunday when new details that six of the seven U.S. attorneys had positive job evaluations in contrast to the DOJ's characterization that they were fired because of poor performance.