McCain More Accessible to Donors: The New York Times reports donors have been given more access to Sen. John McCain because of his role as chairman of the International Republican Institute. McCain has helped seek millions of dollars from defense contractors, lobbying firms, and other corporations that are interested in issues before Senate committees on which McCain serves.
Suit Against WilmerHale Dismissed: McAfee Inc.'s lawsuit accusing Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr of overbilling the anti-virus software company $12 million was dismissed Friday by a judge in Texas, according to The Recorder, via Law.com.
FCC to Rule Against Comcast: The Wall Street Journal reports the Federal Communications Commission will rule this week that Comcast Corp. unlawfully interfered with customers' Internet service when customers were transferring videos through online file-sharing programs.
Virginia Toughens on Illegal Immigration: A new law in Virginia requires jails to alert federal authorities of foreign-born inmates, regardless of immigration status, according to The Washington Post. The law, which came into effect July 1, follows a similar federal program sponsored by U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement that exists in about 60 jurisdictions throughout the country.