Appearing: George Zimmerman, the Florida man charged with second-degree murder in the February shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, is expected to appear in court this morning for a bond hearing. Lawyers following the case tell The Associated Press that Zimmerman has a good chance of being granted release pending trial. More coverage here from the Orlando Sentinel.
Rescuing: Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders are considering a rescue plan they hope will preserve the value of the New York law firm, which has seen a wave of partner exits in the past several weeks, The Wall Street Journal reports. The novel plan would put the firm in bankruptcy. More coverage of the fallout at Dewey over at AmLawDaily.
Testifying: The Recorder reports on the intellectual property spat between Oracle Corp. and Google Inc. Yesterday at trial, Oracle's lawyer, David Boies, grilled a Google engineer on the witness stand about an e-mail he wrote concerning the possibility of acquiring a license to use Oracle technology.
Auditing: An independent audit of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility revealed thousands of residents and businesses harmed from the Deepwater Horizon spill are owed more than $64 million in additional compensation.
Targeting: Four former U.S. attorneys general yesterday debated, at an American Bar Association conference, the legal justification for so-called targeted killings, The National Law Journal reports.
Nullifying: A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled for a professor who advocates, outside a courthouse, the principle of jury nullification, The New York Times reports. Julian Heicklen argues jurors have a right to nullify a law with which he or she disagrees. Prosecutors charged Heicklen with violating jury tampering laws, saying he was directing his advocacy to jurors. The indictment was dismissed.