Abortion on Trial: From The New York Times: "Scott Roeder, the man charged with murder in the shooting of George R. Tiller, one of the few doctors in the country to perform late-term abortions, took the witness stand in his own defense on Thursday, and said that, yes, he did it." According to the Times, Roeder's lawyers are hoping the jury will consider his growing opposition to abortion when deciding their verdict.
Live Merger: The National Law Journal's Amanda Bronstad interviews Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Steven Sletten for an inside look at the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger, which recently won Justice Department approval.
Bernake's Back: After much sturm and drang,the Senate confirmed Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to a second four-year term by a vote of 70-to-30. Here's The Wall Street Journal's take.
Supreme Headache: Politico says Democrats are having buyers remorse for confirming Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito.