The Deal: Congressional leaders and President Obama Sunday reached an agreement for an increase in the federal debt limit, The Washington Post reports.
Reporter Testimony: A federal judge in Alexandria, Va., ruled Friday that New York Times reporter James Risen will need to testify at the trial of an ex-CIA official accused of disclosing classified information concerning Iran, The Associated Press reports. But U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema limited what Risen could be asked during the September trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling.
Incompetence Accusations: A plaintiff's attorney who represented a man in a suit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Connecticut is calling for sanctions against Day Pitney lawyers who represented the hospital, claiming they committed discovery violations, the Connecticut Law Tribune reports. Douglas Mahoney of Bridgeport’s Tremont & Sheldon said in a Waterbury complex litigation court last month that Day Pitney was slow to disclose hospital bylaws that he says were crucial to winning his case. Day Pitney lawyers urged a state judge not to issue sanctions.
New Digs: The Oklahoma Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals have moved to a new location in Oklahoma City, the Tulsa World reports. The courts, which were in the Oklahoma State Capitol, are now headquartered in an 81-year-old building neighboring the statehouse.