Lifting the Veil: The Washington Post told rolled out its investigative project on America's post-Sept. 11 intelligence community, describing a large, unwieldy and secretive world that is out of control. Finding: an estimated 854,000 people hold top-secret security clearance.
Scrutinizing Goldman: Legal experts are continuing to examine who got the best deal in the $550 million settlement between Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and the Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate Counsel reports via Law.com.
Bankruptcy Protection and Labor: The Legal Intelligencer examines a federal appellate ruling that says a corporation in bankruptcy cannot terminate its retirees' health and life insurance benefits, even if its ERISA plan allows ending benefits, unless it can show that doing so is a necessary part of its reorganization plan.
Child Porn Sentence Vacated: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has, for the second time in two months, vacated a prison sentence for a child pornography defendant whose term was driven by enhancements in the sentencing guidelines, The New York Law Journal reports.