Surviving Law School: Law school has long had a reputation as a grueling experience. In our special report on law schools, Karen Sloan reports on how some schools are responding with programs designed to help students navigate the emotional and psychological minefield. Also, well-known lawyers including Gloria Allred, Sandra Fluke, Alex Kozinski, Tony LaRussa and "Judge Judy" Sheindlin offer advice on how to survive law school.
On the Ropes: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's 2011 fraud suit against three top executives of failed California thrift IndyMac Bancorp Inc. is foundering. Jenna Greene reports how the SEC's once wide-ranging allegations have been reduced to a single issue.
Tough Road: With a spate of high-profile disputes on the D.C. Circuit's fall docket, there's no easy road ahead for the Department of Justice. Mike Scarcella reports on the court highest-profile cases this term.
Inadmissible: Mary Pat Brown, who served in numerous high-profile roles during her more than 20 years as a DOJ prosecutor, will join O'Melveny & Myers; a former bank robber who is now a law student celebrates a book; and D.C. eighth graders learn lobbying isn't just for grown-ups. This and more in Inadmissible.