Civil Duty: Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. reported for jury duty, The Washington Post reports.
Dog Gone: A Texas attorney has been barred from bringing his ailing 16-year-old dachshund to his courthouse office, a dog that he has had since law school, The Austin American-Statesman reports.
Graphic Graphics Dropped: The Department of Justice is giving up its effort to print graphic images of the dangers of smoking on the labels of cigarettes, a First Amendment fight that had been poised to go to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. News and World Report reports.
News as IP: U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote will rule in favor of the Associated Press in a case against a news aggregation service that used excerpts of the wire service reports without licensing fees, Reuters reports.
Two Nominated for Claims Court: President Barack Obama nominated two attorneys for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, including openly gay lawyer Elaine Kaplan, the current general counsel for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the Washington Blade reports.