Easing Wiretapping: New services offered by telecom companies may have new bells and whistles for consumers, but they sometimes make it harder for law enforcement agencies to listen in. So the Obama Administration is urging legislative changes to force companies to make sure new products can be wiretapped, says The New York Times.
Latest on DADT: The California judge who enjoined enforcement of Don't Ask Don't Tell nationwide is inclined not to stay the injunction, according to this report. Definitive word is expected today.
Remembering Lou Henkin: The human rights community is mourning the recent death of Lou Henkin, viewed by many as the father of the movement. State Department legal adviser Harold Koh offered this tribute among others at the Opinio Juris blog.
The Art of Apologizing: If you are sincerely sorry about something you've done at home or at the office, lose the words "if" and "but" and make the apology unconditional, The Wall Street Journal advises. The article also reports -- big surprise -- that women apologize more than men.