CIA: Court documents filed yesterday in Manhattan federal court reveal that the CIA foresaw that investigations would be spurred by its interrogation tactics. The documents include a CIA official’s statement that the agency sought help from the Justice Department after concluding that investigations were inevitable, reports the WaPo.
Burnout?: A New York city court judge who jailed 46 defendants in his courtroom in 2005 because of a ringing cell phone got his day in court this week. His lawyer says the case is a chance for the New York Court of Appeals to address “judicial burnout and stress” for the first time, reports the New York Law Journal via Law.com.
Historic: The Legal Intelligencer, via Law.com, reports that Drinker Biddle & Reath’s leaders say the firm had an historic 2007. Gross revenue was up 45 percent, but profits per partner took a dip.
Defeated: The Senate defeated the bill that would have overturned a Supreme Court ruling that made it harder for workers to sue their employers for pay discrimination, reports the WSJ.