Delayed: A federal judge in New Orleans has postponed the start of a trial over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in an effort to give BP and the plaintiffs additional time to work out a settlement, The Times-Picayune reports. The trial, which was scheduled to begin Monday, now is set to start on March 5.
Started: An Egyptian court on Sunday began a trial against at least 16 Americans as part of a probe into the foreign financing of nonprofit organizations in the country, The Washington Post reports. Sam LaHood, the son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, is among the Americans.
Guilty: Shepard Fairey on Friday pleaded guilty to a federal contempt charge amid litigation stemming from his use of an Associated Press photo to make his so-called "Hope" poster of President Barack Obama, The Am Law Daily reports. Manhattan U.S. attorney Preet Bharara said Fairey "went to extreme lengths to obtain an unfair and illegal advantage in his civil litigation, creating fake documents and destroying others in an effort to subvert the civil discovery process." Lawyers for Fairey didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.
Kennedy Arraignment: A son of former Attorney General Robert Kennedy has been arraigned on child endangerment and harassment charges, CNN reports. The charges stem from an incident last month when Douglas Kennedy knocked down a nurse at a New York hospital while holding his newborn son.
Going Strong: Workers in their 70s, 80s and 90s can thrive, The Associated Press reports after interviewing several lifetime tenured federal judges. "Everybody kind of goes on the assumption that you're going to crap out," U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet in Manhattan said. "Maybe you don't have to."