Health Care: The Obama Administration's top lawyer faced aggressive and often skeptical questioning on Tuesday by U.S. Supreme Court justices in a sweeping and historic argument over the constitutionality of the nation's new healthcare law, The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle reports.
No Background Check: Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s administration acknowledged Tuesday that it did not know the chef at the Executive Mansion had been convicted of embezzlement when he was hired to work for the governor and his family two years ago. Now, the chef is under investigation for possible wrongdoing at the mansion, The Washington Post reports.
Turn Over: A federal judge has ordered Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers to turn over their notes to federal prosecutors handling the criminal case against Rajat K. Gupta, a former director of Goldman Sachs, The New York Times reports.
Facebook v. Yahoo: Facebook Inc., the social- networking service that’s planning an initial public offering, said a patent dispute with Yahoo! Inc. could have a material impact on its business, Bloomberg reports.
Coal Plant Rules: The first-ever U.S. proposal to restrict carbon dioxide emissions would have once been a major shock to electricity companies, but the discovery of abundant supplies of cheap natural gas means that many of those plants won't get built anyway, Reuters reports.