More Jobs: The legal industry picked up 200 positions in February, The Am Law Daily reports. In January, the sector lost 2,400 jobs.
Lawyering Up: Ridesharing companies are lawyering up as they are facing scrutiny from cab companies, regulators and traditional drivers, The Recorder reports. Uber Technologies Inc., SideCar and Zimride Inc. in San Francisco have hired general counsel, taking that step much earlier than most companies at a similar size and stage.
Drones: John Yoo, the George W. Bush administration lawyer who authored legal memos for the war on terror, is backing President Barack Obama's use of armed drones, even against U.S. citizens, USA Today reports. "If an American joins an enemy with which we are at war, he is or she is a valid target as an enemy combatant," Yoo said. "That's been the rule throughout our history."
'Crack Addicts': Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Sunday described Washington reporters as drug addicts in their efforts to find out whether the Republican will run for president in 2016, The Associated Press reports. "Man, you guys are crack addicts. You really are obsessed with all this politics," Bush told NBC's "Meet the Press" host David Gregory, who replied that he'd never been called a crack addict before. "OK, heroin addict. Is that better?" Bush said.