Wal-Mart Returns: A judge scolded attorneys for two pension systems Monday, saying their lawsuits against Wal-Mart for alleged bribery in Mexico were sloppy complaints based on media reports done in a rush to win the "first-file Olympics," the Associated Press reports. "Why do you want to file a weak complaint when you can investigate and file a strong one?" he asked attorneys. "How does that serve the interests of the investors in the company that you supposedly represent?"
Training Camp Motion: Attorneys for New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, suspended for the season after the NFL's bounty investigation, is asking ask U.S. District Judge Helen “Ginger” Berrigan for a hearing this week, before training camp starts, the Associated Press reports.
Brain Disposal: The Sixth Circuit ended the lawsuit of a woman who discovered that a medical examiner had disposed of her mother's brain as medical waste after an autopsy, The Wall Street Journal reports. The woman claims that the county violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by denying her the right to dispose of her mother’s brain as she saw fit.
"Fair Shares:"Judge Nancy Firestone of the U.S. Federal Court of Claims in Washington, D.C. awarded $59 million to defense contractor Raytheon Co in a case against the United States related to recovering pension losses, Reuters reports.
Supreme Beer Collector: The basement of an Iowa Supreme Court justice holds the second largest foreign beer can collection in the United states, and looks like this, according to Alma Gaul of the Quad-City Times: "The display begins on either wall as you descend the stairs. It continues down both sides of a short hallway, then — oh, my! – down both sides of a l-o-n-g hallway, then down both sides of another short hallway. Open the door to the bar/game room, and the display reaches a crescendo, lining the walls, tucking into the rafters, filling the shelves behind the bar. But wait, that’s not all. Doors on either side of the room open to storage areas with more cans."