Wal-Mart Ruling: The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro have the full story on yesterday's split Supreme Court ruling striking down a massive gender discrimination class action against Wal-Mart. Click here for Marcia Coyle's analysis on The NewsHour last night.
In Absentia: A Tunisian court found ousted Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali guilty of embezzlement and misuse of public funds, sentencing him and his wife to 35 years in prison, the New York Times reports. The two were tried in absentia.
Cobell Settled: Washington federal court Judge Thomas Hogan approved the government's $3.4 billion settlement in a Native American class action case, including $99 million in legal fees for the plaintiffs' lawyers. The National Law Journal's Michael Scarcella was in court for the announcement and has the story here.
Three Strikes: The Washington Post reports that a local man has escaped police custody for the third time. The unnamed man fled from authorities at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport on Sunday.
Credit Union Case: The National Credit Union Administration filed suit yesterday against two major banks, accusing them of "duping" credit unions into buying bad bonds, the Wall Street Journal reports.