Strange Twist: Attorney Derege Demissie has built a practice representing marathon runners. Now the Ethiopian immigrant has taken up another job—as counsel to a man who allegedly aided Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The National Law Journal reports.
Gun Battle: Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. tells Kansas officials that the state's new ban on federal gun laws is unconstitutional, The Huffington Post reports.
Which is Worse: Drone strikes or indefinite detention at Guantanamo? Former White House lawyer John Bellinger, who drafted legal framework for drones during George W. Bush administration, says President Obama increased drone strikes because he is unwilling to deal with the consequences of jailing suspected al-Qaida members, Business Insider reports.
Investment Opportunity: A Manhattan judge has cleared the way for the public to buy shares of the Empire State building, The Associated Press reports.
Under Review: A judge is in trouble for dismissing a speeding ticket for the lawyer who is defending him against sexual harassment complaints, The Columbus Dispatch reports.