The Budget Ax: The Capitol Hill budget wars produced some casualties and some winners among regulatory and legal agencies as well as the judiciary, and we survey the battlefield in this story by Jenna Greene and David Ingram.
Clemens Showdown: Efforts by lawyers for baseballer Roger Clemens to obtain documents from congressional and other investigations into steroid use could make new law on the scope of work-product and congressional privileges, Mike Scarcella reports here.
DHL Worldwide: Zoe Tillman reports on the latest in the messy probate litigation over the estate of Larry Hillblom, founder of DHL Worldwide Express. The multi-millionaire died in 1995.
Appellate Hot List: Our annual look at some of the top appellate practices nationwide is here. Among the firms featured are: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel; and Latham & Watkins.
Dodd-Frank Enforcement: Columbia Law School's John Coffee Jr. takes a look at what he calls the tepid enforcement of the Dodd-Frank Act, the law meant to cure some of the ills that led to the financial meltdown.