DOJ OK: U.S. Justice Department lawyers penned a secret document permitting the killing last week of radical U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Aulaqi, The Washington Post reports. But administration officials have declined to discuss the details of the legal analysis that led to the approval of the lethal targeting of al-Aulaqi.
Protest Spread: The Wall Street Journal reports on the anti-Wall Street protest. The New York demonstration is expanding to other U.S. cities.
Hinckley Release: A federal mental hospital is urging a federal court to let the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan live near or with his mother in Williamsburg, Va., CNN reports. John Hinckley Jr. has been at St. Elizabeths Hospital in D.C. since 1982.
Reporter Cuts: Facing smaller budgets, some California state courts are not providing court reporters for several types of civil proceedings, The Recorder reports. Lawyers and litigants impacted by the decision would have to pay for the court reporters if they want them.
Valuable Time: A federal judge in the Southern District of New York fined an attorney for wasting time, the New York Law Journal reports. "In the face of Mr. [Michael] Carey's demand for more and more, wider and wider, and hope-springs-eternal discovery, the court warned him that he would be sanctioned if the depositions were not meaningful and productive," Judge Paul Crotty said.