Trial in Congress: Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) says he's happy to have the opportunity to address a House subcommittee about allegations of misconduct. "At long last, sunshine has pierced through this cloud that has been over my head for more than two years," he said, according to The Washington Post.
Yesterday's Big Hearing: U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton made clear she has no intention of invalidating the entire immigration law recently passed by Arizona, but she is considering halting the enactment of a handful of its 14 sections, The Arizona Republic reports.
Staying On: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has decided not to disqualify a federal judge in New Orleans from hearing oil spill cases, The Associated Press reports via Law.com.
Fewer Jobs, OK Pay: NALP says the availability of legal jobs for new law graduates fell last year but pay generally held steady, The National Law Journal reports.
Wall Street Bonuses: A report coming out today from Kenneth Feinberg will cite 17 financial firms for making $1.6 billion in "ill-advised" payments during the height of the financial crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Not a Smart Idea: A central Florida man has been charged with attempted destruction of an aircraft after law enforcement deputies accused him of firing shots at their helicopter. Click here for the story from The Associated Press, via the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.