Murder by Numbers: The homicide rate in the United States has been cut in half in the last 20 years - but there has been no corresponding decline in mass murders, the Washington Post reports.
NYPD Spies: Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, the New York City Police Department, with training and guidance from the CIA, has monitored the activities of Muslims in New York and far beyond - activity that was revealed when a building superintendent in New Brunswick stumbled on a NYPD safe house, the Associated Press reports.
Overhaul: Attorney General Eric Holder led federal and local officials Tuesday in announcing a massive overhaul of the New Orleans Police Department, which has been plagued for years by corruption, excessive use of force, illegal searches and widespread racial discrimination, CNN reports.
Google Deal?: The European Union's executive is exploring a possible settlement with Google after the company offered concessions aimed at resolving an antitrust case, the EU competition chief said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
Not So Similar: Sports team bankruptcies have been increasingly common on both sides of the Atlantic. While the legal principles in the United States and the United Kingdom are superficially quite similar, their interpretation often points in quite different directions, a case involving a soccer team shows. It's not a law review article - it's here in The New York Times.