Waiting Game: The U.S. Supreme Court's biggest and most controversial opinions will come next week. But when? Adam Liptak of The New York Times says don't bet on Monday. Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal have this wrap on yesterday's action in the high court. Fun fact: Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips had three wins in the Supreme Court this week.
The SEC is on it: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation of Nasdaq for its role in the botched initial public offering of Facebook stock, The New York Times reports. Regulators want to know whether the exchange failed to properly test trading systems before Facebook's public debut.
Shaken: The Los Angeles Times reports on Poland's inquiry in whether the CIA operated a secret prison there where suspects were brutally interrogated. "Polish prosecutors are building a case that could result in criminal charges against the nation's former spy chief and even, some say, against former senior political leaders," according to the report from Henry Chu.
Furious Face-off: The White House is sparring with top Republicans on Capitol Hill over the merits of moving forward with a contempt citation against Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., The Washington Post reports. "The two sides dug in for a potentially protracted and bitter fight that presents hazards for both parties," the Post's David Nakamura and Ed O'Keefe write.
Linked Up: Galleon Group Inc. founder Raj Rajaratnam exchanged emails with a top Goldman Sachs Group Inc. manager, according to The Wall Street Journal's review of previously undisclosed emails and wiretap phone call transcripts. Convicted last year in one of the largest-ever insider trading cases, Rajaratnam is serving an 11-year prison sentence. The authorities want to know whether Goldman employees shared confidential information with people at Galleon.
Ongoing: The jury in the Jerry Sandusky trial in Pennsylvania continues its deliberation today, a day after one of his adult adopted sons claimed the former college football coach molested him years ago, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Legal Intelligencer in Philadelphia has this report on the Sandusky case.