Not-So-Fast-Track: The New York Times explores the growing number of law firms offering attorneys a non-partner track, which comes with less pay and upward mobility but far more flexibility.
California Prisons: The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle reports on a "bitterly divided" Supreme Court decision yesterday upholding an order that California reduce its prison population by 40,000 prisoners over the next two years.
Mafia Indictment: A 50-count indictment against reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi was announced Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The case appears built around gambling and loan-shark operations, but there are no alleged acts of violence.
Reporter Subpoenaed: The Associated Press is reporting that a New York Times reporter has been subpoenaed to testify about classified documents he allegedly received from a former CIA operative. The reporter, James Risen, is expected to move to quash the subpoena.
IP in the EU: The European Union is looking to strengthen its intellectual property laws, especially with respect to music copyright management, according to the Wall Street Journal.