Donation Returned: President Obama's re-election campaign is returning a donation of more than $200,000 from the family of a fugitive, Juan Jose Rojas Cardona, The New York Times reports. Cardona has been seeking a pardon that would allow him to return to the United States from Mexico.
On Trial: Jury selection is underway in the trial against George W. Huguely V, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, Yeardly Love, when they were both seniors at the University of Virginia. The Washington Post reports that Huguely pleaded not guilty on Monday; his attorneys have said Love's death was a tragic accident.
Prop 8 Ruling: The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals is expected today to release its much-anticipated ruling on the constitutionality of the Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage, The Recorder reports.
Mandatory Minimum: The Philadelphia Inquirer explores how mandatory minimum sentencing rules can lead to very different outcomes in gun crimes.
Dollars and Sense: The expansion of U.S. law firms and use of "New York scale" salaries is giving some Hong Kong associates the chance to nearly double their pay, The Asian Lawyer reports.