Race's role: Law schools have grown more diverse over the past decade - minorities today make up 25 percent of students nationally - but Karen Sloan reports that legal educators are worried that the U.S. Supreme Court will use the closely watched Fisher v. Texas to curtail the use of affirmative action in college admissions and derail this modest progress.
Agencies gear up: With the re-election of President Barack Obama, Jenna Greene explores how lawyers are bracing for more vigorous enforcement activity and new policy initiatives at federal regulatory agencies.
FCPA changes: The U.S. Justice Department and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week published a much anticipated guide that attempts to clarify key provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Mike Scarcella reports that White-collar defense lawyers have largely praised the guidance as a one-stop collection of how the government intends to enforce the FCPA.
No privacy: Todd Ruger takes a look at how the scandal surrounding the David Petraeus affair has put the former CIA director in the center of a debate over privacy and cyberstalking laws and the limits of law enforcement's reach into data contained in computers and smartphones.