Hurricane Sandy: National Law Journal affiliates New York Law Journal, The Connecticut Law Tribune and Corporate Counsel continue their coverage of Hurricane Sandy's impact on the legal sector. The New York Law Journal has the latest on Sandy's impact on the city's courts and agencies. The Connecticut Law Tribune takes a look at how the hurricane affected the state's lawyers. And Corporate Counsel talks with in-house counsel about preparing for the next storm.
More Jobs: The legal sector added 600 positions in October, The Am Law Daily reports. The number of jobs in the legal industry also increased in September.
Obama Leading: President Barack Obama has a narrow lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the battle for electoral votes, The Washington Post reports.
Bad Word: Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said President Barack Obama's name is so despised in the Grassley family that the senator's 3-year-old great-granddaughter thought it was a curse, Politico reports. "Four years ago, I was mentioning that word [Obama] ... at our family home," Grassley said. "And we have a great granddaughter by the name of Indy. And she said to me — she’s 7 now, so she must have been 3 then – ‘Grandpa, don't say that dirty word!'"