OLC Memo Request: The nonprofit Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to see the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel's legal opinion that allows the FBI to obtain records of any international telephone calls made from the U.S., McClatchy Newspapers reports.
Social Security Search: Investigators from the Social Security Administration's inspector general's office descended on Huntington, W.Va., after The Wall Street Journal detailed the high award rate of an administrative law judge there, the Journal reports.
Mueller's Rules: The Washington Post reports that some FBI agents are reacting angrily to the plan to keep FBI Director Robert Mueller III in office beyond his 10-year term, because Mueller imposed term limits on hundreds of supervisors in the agency.
Mine Investigation: The New York Times reports on an inquiry into the Upper Big Branch mine disaster in West Virginia that blames the owner of the mine, Massey Energy, for making making life difficult for miners who tried to address safety and building “a culture in which wrongdoing became acceptable.”
Alleged Police Misconduct: The Department of Justice is in the "threshold stage" of deciding whether to investigate Denver's law enforcement agencies for civil-rights violations, The Denver Post reports.