Mideast Unrest: Thousands of Egyptian antigovernment protesters continue clashing with law enforcement authorities in Cairo. The protesters are calling for an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. President Obama is urging Egypt not to use violence against the protesters. At least two French journalists have been arrested in Cairo.
Back on the Ballot: The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously reversed a lower court ruling that knocked Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel from the ballot, The New York Times reports. The seven justices sharply questioned the lower appellate court ruling, saying the standard for determining a candidate's residency had been resolved for 150 years. Until this week. The Chicago Tribune has this report.
World's Largest: DLA Piper's planned merger with Australian alliance partner DLA Phillips Fox will make the firm, with more than 4,000 lawyers, the largest in the world in terms of the number of attorneys, The American Lawyer reports.
Executing Warrants: The FBI has executed more than 40 search warrants in the United States in the agency's probe of a group of computer hackers who invaded corporate Web sites last year amid the backlash against WikiLeaks, The New York Times reports.
Linking Up: Attorneys from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Cooley in Palo Alto will help LinkedIn Corp. become the first of several Silicon Valley-based social networking companies to go public.
Let's Meet Up: The Providence Journal reports: "A Facebook encounter led to a meeting, a beating, a robbery and a machete-wielding chase early Friday morning."