Calling on the NSA: The Washington Post has this report today: "Major U.S. banks have turned to the National Security Agency for help protecting their computer systems after a barrage of assaults that have disrupted their Web sites, according to industry officials."
Super ruling: From The Am Law Litigation Daily today: "O'Melveny & Myers scored a big win for Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. on Thursday in the company's ugly copyright battle with the heirs to the creators of Superman." The Wall Street Journal has coverage here.
Probing: "The New York City medical examiner’s office is undertaking an unusual review of more than 800 rape cases in which critical DNA evidence may have been mishandled or overlooked by a lab technician, resulting in incorrect reports being given to criminal investigators." The New York Times has the story here.
Access denied: Kaiser Permanente yesterday was denied access to the personal computers and email account of a couple the healthcare giant hired to store nearly 300,000 hospital files, The Los Angeles Times reports. Kaiser is suing the couple over their handling of patient information.
Onward to trial: A judge yesterday found probable cause for James Holmes, the accused Colorado movie theater gunman, to stand trial on murder charges. Legal experts told Reuters that the defense lawyers in the case have little choice but to present an insanity defense.
Overhaul proposed: The U.S. Justice Department has issued a "comprehensive blueprint for overhauling the state's system of care for frail youngsters," The Miami Herald reports.