Arbitration Litigation: Arbitration is supposed to be the quicker alternative to litigation in court, but it does not always turn out that way. Leigh Jones reports here on a rise in challenges to arbitration decisions.
Foreign Policy: Reporter Mike Scarcella spotlights a case recently before the D.C. Circuit seeking compensation from Exxon Mobil for its alleged role in the abuse of Indonesian citizens by Indonesian soldiers in an Indonesian village, raising questions whether the foreign dispute even belongs in U.S. courts.
Course Change for Toyota Litigation: The recent government report ruling out certain possible causes for Toyota's unintended acceleration problem is not deterring the litigation against the auto company, Amanda Bronstad reports.
Energy Angst: In a special section on energy law, commentators say that Obama-era regulations are causing uncertainty about how growing energy needs will be met, whether by renewable or non-renewable sources.
Targeting Legal Services: The Legal Services Corp., a perennial favorite of budget cutters, may be facing its biggest funding challenge yet at the hands of the Republican House majority, as this story reports.