Obama Time: Today’s the day. The inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama is just hours away. The New York Times has this guide on how to navigate the madness on the Mall today. The WaPo is offering constant updates on the conditions along the parade route.
Party Time: Over the weekend, the BLT brought you coverage of some of the events to celebrate the occasion, including the National Bar Association Ball, a Bingham McCutchen reception to honor Harvard Law professor Charles Ogletree, and Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal’s inauguration reception.
Roadside Assistance: Italian automaker Fiat is taking at least a 35 percent stake in Chrysler, reports the WSJ. The move is reportedly an effort to revive both automakers and will likely give Fiat control of Chrysler’s operations.
Tossed Out: After a decade of litigation, the 8th Circuit threw out malpractice claims against Dorsey & Whitney that could have cost the firm as much as $4 million, reports the American Lawyer.