Gray: The 2010 campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray had a database of almost 6,000 public housing residents whom it targeted in get-out-the-vote efforts, which seems to be an unapproved use of private government information, The Washington Post reports. Gray said he didn't know about the database. "Frankly, such a list wouldn't have been of any use," he said in a statement.
'Lawyered Up': The suspect in the Aurora, Colo., shooting last week isn't cooperating with police, The Associated Press reports. James Holmes has been in solitary confinement at a Denver-area county detention facility since he allegedly killed 12 and left 58 wounded during a Batman movie. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said Holmes is "lawyered up." The chief said: "He's not talking to us."
Associate Bonuses: A year after 47 Am Law 200 and Magic Circle firms gave associates spring bonuses that ranged from $2,500 to $20,000, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan was the only firm that confirmed to The Am Law Daily that it gave such payments to its associates this year. "Profitability at firms has flattened, and in many cases declined," said law firm consultant Joel Henning. "Bonuses typically reflect profitability."
Nine Times: The Texas Tribune profiles U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz, who has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court nine times. "We ended up year after year arguing some of the biggest cases in the country," said Cruz, a former Texas solicitor general. "There was a degree of serendipity in that, but there was also a concerted effort to seek out and lead conservative fights."