Civil Suit: The hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault filed a civil suit Monday against the former IMF official. The New York Times notes that it's unusual for a civil suit to be filed in a case like this where a criminal matter is still pending.
Hands on Deck: D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is pushing ahead with the All Hands on Deck public safety initiative, despite a ruling from the Public Employee Relations Board that Lanier didn't have the authority to order police to work overtime. The Washington Post reports that Lanier is in talks with the city attorney general's office about whether to appeal the decision.
BofA Lawsuit: AIG filed a $10.5 billion mortgage-backed securities lawsuit on Monday against Bank of America in Manhattan state court, AmLaw Litigation Daily reports. AIG is also challenging Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage-backed securities investors.
London Riots: Police in London are struggling to regain control of the city as riots continue to spread, the BBC reports. So far, 450 people have been arrested.
For-Profit Troubles: The Justice Department and four states filed suit Monday against Education Management Corp., which runs for-profit colleges, the Wall Street Journal reports. The company is accused for falsely certifying that it was eligible to participate in federal student loan programs.