"Assembly-line Justice": A lawsuit in Michigan is challenging the system that assigns lawyers with indigent clients. NPR reports that the Justice Department called it a crisis.
Ponzi: A former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner filed a lawsuit in California, accusing firm leadership of misrepresenting the financial health of the firm to pursue agressive lateral hiring. The complaint likens it to a Ponzi scheme. Our sister publication, Am Law Daily, reports.
Child Sex Abuse: The Catholic church has been resisting efforts by state legislators to change the statute of limitations on sexual abuse cases. The New York Times reports that the church even hired lobbyists and PR firms in Colorado and New York to sway state legislators.
Doping: Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong faces a fresh round of doping allegations that could strip him of his titles. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency outlines the latest charges in a 15-page letter. The Washington Post reports.