Cutting to the Bone: Legal Aid programs, which primarily serve low-income people, are facing even steeper cuts in state and federal funding. It's forcing legal services directors to make some tough choices about which clients they represent. David Ingram reports.
Diversity Dilemma: The American Bar Association is trying to reconcile the legal profession's need for greater diversity with its desire to push law schools to better prepare students to pass the bar. Karen Sloan reports.
Mistrial Blunder: Mike Scarcella reports on the error of federal prosecutors that forced U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton to declare a mistrial.
A Shift to Magistrate Judges: Zoe TIllman reports on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's effort to speed up the docket by handing more civil cases to magistrate judges.