Stem Cell Ruling: U.S. District Chief Judge Royce Lamberth has denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to stay a ruling that temporarily blocks funding for human embryonic stem cell research. Click here for The BLT's post and here for a Washington Post story.
Hurd's Big Move: Hewlett-Packard Co. is suing to block its former chief executive from joining rival Oracle Corp. as a senior executive, The Wall Street Journal reports. H-P alleges that Mark Hurd's hiring breaches his exit agreement and will lead to a loss of trade secrets.
Interpreting Foreign Law: The National Law Journal reports on a heavyweight 7th Circuit panel ruling in favor of a British manufacturer of French press coffee makers. The panel: Easterbrook, Posner and Wood. They all wrote.
The Next Cuomo/Spitzer: In the highly anticipated race for New York attorney general, The New York Times reports that state Sen. Eric Schneiderman "endured withering criticism" in a debate Tuesday night. The Democratic primary, featuring five candidates, is next week.
Pizza Delivery Killing: The Boston Globe tells the story of three people arraigned Tuesday in the stabbing death of a pizza delivery man. Prosecutors say the killing was premeditated.