Into Exile: The New York Times tells the story of James Fisher, who has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Oklahoma in exchange for leaving the state forever. He has served nearly three decades in prison for the killing and was facing the prospect of a third trial.
Toyota Tests: U.S. Transportation Department officials delivered their latest findings to Congress on Tuesday about Toyota's problems with sudden acceleration. The data show that, in more than half of the crashes analyzed, the driver was not stepping on the brake at the time of the accident, The Wall Street Journal reports.
We Have an Oil Judge: A federal judge in New Orleans will preside over the multidistrict litigation arising from the BP oil spill, The National Law Journal reports. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana will hear claims about wrongful death and economic and environmental damages.
Age Bias Claims: Employment lawyers say the recession has made it more difficult to persuade jurors, many of whom have been laid off themselves, to award large payouts in age discrimination cases, The Recorder reports via Law.com.
Colorado Senate: Tuesday was Primary Day in several states. In Colorado, incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet (D), a former associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, survived a challenge. Ken Buck, a district attorney, won the GOP primary.