Wood's Turn: 7th Circuit appeals judge Diane Wood abruptly canceled her Tuesday class at the University of Chicago Law School for a sit-down with President Obama and Vice President Biden, CNN reports here. Still no word from the White House on when Obama will announce his pick for the Supreme Court seat of retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
Shahzad Almost Got Away: The capture of Faisal Shahzad 53 hours after he left the scene of a failed Times Square car-bombing is being hailed as a success. But questions still loom about why his activities were not detected before the incident, and why he almost got away afterward, as detailed in this story in The Washington Post.
Goldman Sachs Hit With Shareholder Suits: In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Goldman Sachs revealed it is the target of several shareholder suits in state and federal courts in the wake of the SEC's own suit against the firm April 15. Corporate Counsel has the story here via law.com.
EPA Issues Plan for Coal Ash Regulation: The Environmental Protection Agency is drawing mixed reactions for offering alternative plans -- one stricter than the other -- for regulating coal ash, the residue from coal-burning for electricity, according to this report in The New York Times. We had reaction at the BLT last night.