Out: President Barack Obama's endorsement of gay marriage is an important moment, but not without its risks. The New York Times reports that the move could cost Obama leading up to a close election.
Sued: "America's toughest sheriff," Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio were informed by the Department of Justice that he and the county would face a lawsuit for violating the Constitution. Bloomberg reports that the allegations stem from alleged discrimination against Latinos.
The Departed: As leadership at the embattled Dewey & LeBoeuf decamp, the only question is who will be next. Am Law Daily reports that O'Melveny & Myers and Winston & Strawn picked up big name partners Wednesday as the exodus continues.
Bombed: Two bombings rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus, killing more than 55 and wounding more than 170. The increase in bombings in the capital has raised fears that al-Queda-esque groups may have established themselves in the city, The Washington Post reports.