Follow the Money: The U.S. is searching for clues about a possible schism among Syria's ruling class, The Washington Post reports. The confusion is reflective of how little the U.S. understands the ongoing Syrian uprising.
Whistleblower: A complaint unsealed yesterday claims that Bank of America prevented homeowners from accessing mortgage-loan modifications in an effort to avoid millions of dollars in losses. Reuters reports the complaint is part of the bank's $2 billion False Claims Act settlement from last month.
Lackluster: Despite an uptick in on-campus recruiting, that didn't necessarily translate to an increase in summer clerk hirings. The National Law Journal reports.
Shut Everything Down: A suspicious-looking coconut partially evacuated the Frederick County, Md. courthouse yesterday morning, WTOP reports. A courthouse deputy spotted the coconut on a routine perimeter check. The bomb squad determined the drupe posed no threat.