Enforced: Walgreen Co. is the latest national drugstore chain ensnared in a federal crackdown on the abuse of prescription pills. The Wall Street Journal's Devlin Barrett reports the authorities previously hit CVS Caremark Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc.
Swiped: Lawyers for House Republicans took swipes at the Obama administration in the latest court filings in the Defense of Marriage Act case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Ginny LaRoe of The Recorder reports.
Poised: Connecticut is expected to become the 17th state to abolish the death penalty. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy said he will sign the bipartisan bill.
Indicted: A former CIA officer was indicted in Alexandria federal district court on charges he disclosed classified information to reporters. Prosecutors allege John Kiriakou, who was arrested in January, revealed the identity of a covert CIA officer.
Tagged: Nasdaq has grabbed the stock-market listing for the social networking site Facebook Inc, The Wall Street Journal reports. Securing the listing is a big win for Nasdaq, market observers said.
Lessons: Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at University of Pennsylvania Law School, discussing, among other things, clerkships and the public misperception of the high court that justices are politicians. Gina Passarella of The Legal Intelligencer reports.