Hard fight: From today's New York Times: Lawyers for Google worked behind the scenes to carry the day. The National Law Journal has coverage here of the FTC's decision to end the agency's antitrust inquiry, The Wall Street Journal here and Politico here.
Pushing forward: "The Obama administration’s decision this week to ease visa requirements for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants represents its latest move to reshape immigration through executive action, even as the White House gears up for an uncertain political fight over a far-more-sweeping legislative package in the months ahead." The Washington Post has the story here.
A twist: "Call it a case of pro bono gone awry." The Am Law Daily reports the law firm Jenner & Block is on the defensive over its handling of a long-running, pro bono rent fight. Tenants are now fighting the settlement agreement the firm reached.
Data fight: The defense lawyers for a man charged in a rape prosecution argue the authorities should not have exclusive possession to DNA databases of felons, The New York Times reports. "There is incredible exculpatory power in the databases that the government has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on over the years,” a senior lawyer in the case said.
Voided: The Los Angeles Times on a ruling in a California state appeals court: "A man who impersonates someone in order to have sexual intercourse may be guilty of rape only if the victim was married and the man was pretending to be her husband, a state appeals court has ruled." The Recorder has this piece on the decision.
Evil vs. Crazy: Martin Seligman, a former president of the American Psychological Association, explores the minds of mass murderers in a piece in The Washington Post. Also in the Post today: "Predicting violence is a work in progress."
Just making 'art': In today's Miami Herald: "Woman arrested for throwing traffic cone in Hallandale Beach claims she was making art."