Equity gender gap: This special report explores the gender gap in equity partnerships at the largest law firms in the United States.
Sharia law: Amanda Bronstad reports that Muslim groups, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations, believe state bans on enforcing "foreign" laws reflect a veiled animus toward their faith. The fight over the bans themselves are ending up before the courts.
Publicity rights: A group of lawsuits brought by former college and professional football players against video game maker Electronic Arts Inc., spotlight a legal issue that has divided courts for decades: To what extent can public figures restrict others from depicting them in expressive works? Sheri Qualters has the story.
Legal services for a day: The D.C. Superior Court adopted a new rule allowing same-day pro bono legal services in small claims and debt collections cases. Zoe Tillman reports that legal services lawyers say the change means they can provide much needed representation using minimal resources.
Railway builds lobby coalition: Andrew Ramonas reports that France's state-owned railway, accused of being complicit in transporting Jews and others to concentration camps during World War II, is fighting back against efforts in Congress to allow Holocaust survivors to sue its American subsidiary in U.S. courts.