Slow-Go Gitmo: The New York Times reports that the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is likely to stay open until at least some time in 2011. The latest delay: It will take at least eight months to upgrade the federal government's new prison in Illinois, which will detain some of the inmates.
Keep Working, Associates: Cravath, Swaine & Moore has confirmed that it will be adding no new partners this season, The American Lawyer reports via Law.com.
SCOC Ruling: In a ruling handed down Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Canada widened the legal protections for journalists in our neighbor to the north. It created a new defense from defamation suits based on "responsible communication" of issues of public importance, the Ottawa Citizen reports.
Smart Phone Outage: Here, according to Reuters, is what Research in Motion has to say about why its BlackBerrys didn't work for much of Tuesday night.
Drywall Update: While they await the outcome of ongoing litigation, homeowners who have Chinese drywall in their houses are getting some aid from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Wall Street Journal reports. There are some strings attached though, like a requirement that the mortgage is FHA insured.
Case of the Missing Turtles: A trial has been set for a Southwest Florida man who has been charged with 12 felony counts of killing or wounding gopher tortoises, a threatened species, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports.