Preventing 9/11: New court documents show alleged failures on Sept. 11 by United Airlines and a security firm, The New York Times reports. "This document demonstrates that 9/11 was completely preventable at the checkpoint for this flight, and that United did not live up to its responsibilities for security," said Donald A. Migliori, a lawyer for the family of Mark Bavis, a passenger of Flight 175, which crashed into the World Trade Center.
DSK Speaks: The Associated Press reports that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief, said Sunday his sexual liaison with a hotel maid "was a moral failing and I am not proud of it." Strauss-Kahn made the remarks in his first interview since U.S. authorities arrested him over allegations that he sexually assaulted the hotel worker.
Firm Fight: Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman is arguing that a suit filed by a former associate fired after eight months at the firm should be thrown out, The Am Law Daily reports. Gregory Berry claims the firm unjustly terminated him and lied about its working conditions and corporate culture.
Twitter Trademark: The Recorder reports on Twitter's legal battle to trademark "tweet." "It is in the best interests of our users and developers for the meaning of 'tweet' to be preserved to prevent any confusion, so we are taking action to protect its meaning," the company said in a statement.
"Southern Hospitality": A federal jury in Atlanta on Friday concluded that a tavern didn't discriminate against former NBA player Joe Barry Carroll and Atlanta attorney Joseph S. Shaw, black men who were asked to give up their seats to two white women, the Daily Report reports. The men, who refused to surrender their seats at the tavern and were ordered out, were told to let the women have their seats as part of the bar's "Southern hospitality" policy, in which men are asked to give their seats to women who enter the bar after them.