Suits pile up over toning shoes: Leigh Jones reports that at least 90 personal injury lawsuits are pending in federal and state court against Skechers USA Inc., maker of Shape Ups, with plaintiffs claiming the round-bottomed shoes are dangerously unstable, resulting in broken ankles, busted knees, even head injuries.
Plaintiffs lawyers 'like' Facebook IPO: Facebook Inc.'s initial public offering has prompted a dash to courthouses across the country by plaintiffs attorneys representing shareholders who invested in the social-media giant, reports Jenna Greene and Leigh Jones.
Judge-picking, D.C. style: Zoe Tillman explores the different paths candidates for judgeships on the D.C. Superior Court and the D.C. Court of Appeals can take to connect with the decision-makers outside of the formal application.
Dewey's lawyers disperse: As Dewey & LeBoeuf collapses, Matthew Huisman reports that attorneys from the firm's D.C. office are quickly landing on their feet at other firms in the area.
At odds in the Stevens case: Documents released as part of the Justice Department's review of its handling of the Ted Stevens case reveal dissension over whether the prosecutors involved engaged in misconduct. Mike Scarcella has the story.