Health Law Ruling: A Virginia federal judge today is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Obama administration's health law, The Wall Street Journal reports. Judge Henry Hudson's ruling is anticipated to be one of the most significant amid state-based legal challenges to the law.
Heading to Court: At least 1,000 civil lawsuits seeking to recover more than $50 billion for the victims of Bernard Madoff will now go forward, The New York Times reports. The litigation deadline passed midnight Saturday. The counsel for the trustee overseeing recovery told the Times he expects hundreds of suits to be settled in negotiation.
Schooled in NYC: The New York Law Journal reports a judge has recommended sanctions against two lawyers who sued on behalf of New York City teachers who protested their placement in so-called "rubber rooms" while disciplinary actions against them were pending.
Gun Running: The Washington Post series on "the hidden life of guns" continues today with an examination of how U.S. firearms smuggled into Mexico are fueling violence there. Click here for other stories in the series. Today's report identifies the top 12 dealers of guns traced to Mexico in the past two years.
Calling All Inmates: Inmates in seven Georgia prisons used contraband cellphones to arrange a strike over the weekend to demand better living conditions and more money for work performed behind bars, The New York Times reports.
Detainee Transfer Ban: The U.S. Senate this week could consider a measure that would prevent the Obama administration from bringing Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States for trial, The Washington Post reports.