Scold: A U.S. District Judge in Washington scolded attorneys from Microsoft and Motorola after a three-hour long hearing about licensing fees, the Seattle Times reports. "The court is well aware it is being used as a pawn in a global, industrywide business negotiation," U.S. District Judge James Robart said.
Garb: A Chicago defense attorney wore traditional Muslim clothing this weekend when she represented on of the five men charged with the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks during an arraigned at Guantanamo Bay, The Chicago Tribune reports. "My client has never seen my hair, has never seen my arms, has never seen my legs," the she said Monday.
Remembered: The former chief judge of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals during the years of its greatest expansion whose name now adorns its San Francisco courthouse died Saturday, the San Francisco Gate reports. James Browning was 93.
Ouch: For the class of 2015 — that is, law school students who will enroll next fall — the new figure for estimated debt upon graduation is $210,796, Karen Sloan writes for the hometown newspaper.
Defending: Liberty Counsel, a Christian-based nonprofit law group in Lynchburg, Va., is defending in federal court a school district that displayed the Ten Commandments in a hallway, The Roanoke Times reports. Counsel, is a separate entity from the Liberty University School of Law but closely linked to its evangelical Christian mission.