Japanese Internment Cases: We just posted our story on an unusual statement made on the Justice Department's blog by Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal on Friday discussing the mistakes his office made during World War II in defending the Japanese-American internment program before the Supreme Court.
Republican Race: It was a busy weekend in presidential politics, with Mitch Daniels out, Tim Pawlenty in, and Republicans in general recalibrating their views on the candidates. Politico covers it all, including a look at the Daniels family veto.
Online Libel: A New York appellate court ruled that an online critique of Sandals, the resort operator, was opinion, not libel, in a decision that also asserts that readers give less credence to emails and online comments than other communications. Sibling publication New York Law Journal has the story.
TV Justice: New York Times columnist David Carr surveys the landscape of television treatment of true crime, from Nancy Grace to "America's Most Wanted."
Prop 8 and the Polls: With several polls now showing majority support for same-sex marriage, the Los Angeles Times considers the possible impact of public opinion on judges ruling on the issue. (Hat tip to How Appealing.)
Mets and Madoff: In this week's New Yorker, writer Jeffrey Toobin takes a long look at New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon, his relationship with Bernie Madoff, and the future of the Mets.