Agenda Unknown: Jenna Greene reports that banking lawyers say uncertainty continues to surround the federal government's new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including who will run the agency.
Meet Mike Lee: The U.S. Senate is full of lawyers, but none quite like Mike Lee. Like no other senator in recent memory, the new Republican from Utah arrived in Washington last month with deep connections to the legal community in D.C. and beyond. Tony Mauro and David Ingram sat down with Lee last week.
Porn Victims Demanding Restitution: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is scheduled to hear argument today on an order that a man convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography pay $5,000 for a victim whose image was in the seized cache. Mike Scarcella has the story here.
A Whistleblower's 'Pit Bull': David Bario profiles a Georgia lawyer who represents the most successful whistleblower ever to file suit under the False Claims Act.
Crucial Patent Challenge: Sheri Qualters reports on a series of lawsuits filed by patent holding company NTP Inc. since the company's $612.5 million settlement against BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd.
And in Inadmissible: the exodus from Howrey continues, former White House special counsel Norm Eisen blogs in Czech, and more. Click here.