ITC chip fight turns political: Jenna Greene reports that members of Congress are weighing in on a patent fight between Intel Corp. and X2Y Attenuators LLC, which has accused Intel of infringing on its microprocessor patents.
Midsize, and loving it: Lawyers who brought regional books of business with them to large firms during the prerecession hiring boom are increasingly leaving for smaller firms, finding that they're a better fit. Leigh Jones has the story.
Cops + data = cell division: Mike Scarcella reports that while cell tower data is a powerful tool for law enforcement, judges across the country are confronting — and dividing over — new and challenging legal issues under the Fourth Amendment that pit emerging technology and law enforcement demands against a person's privacy expectations.
Tort laws tested in D.C.: A Washington man who was misdiagnosed as being HIV-positive settled with a local health center earlier this month, but Zoe Tillman reports that his case is expected to have long-lasting effects on how similar lawsuits play out in the future.
Flood of briefs in Fisher case: Tony Mauro reports that following an avalanche of briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month, the stage is set for next term's blockbuster affirmative action case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.