Derivatives Regulation: Ahead of a key Senate vote today, The Wall Street Journal reports on a new deal among Democrats to regulate derivatives.
Judicial Empathy: The New York Times parses President Barack Obama's statements about judging, noting that Obama has moved away from using the word "empathy" but not the idea. Likewise, The Washington Post parses the meaning of wanting a nominee who understands "ordinary Americans."
Goldman's Defense: Via Law.com, Corporate Counsel magazine asks whether Goldman Sachs was wrong to allow its general counsel to defend the company publicly last week.
Taking on Goldman: The Washington Post profiles the lawyers and others who investigated Goldman Sachs for the Securities and Exchange Commission. They include former Debevoise & Plimpton partner Lorin Reisner.
ROTC on Campus: Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on campus recruiting, The Boston Globe reports on a "thaw" between elite universities and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.