Holder Takes Fire: Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., had been mostly out of the spotlight since President Barack Obama's re-election. Todd Ruger takes a look at how that all changed last week as the Justice Department came under fire for secretly obtaining phone records from the Associated Press.
Law for Laymen: Karen Sloan reports on the growing number of law schools offering master's degrees. While the movement is in its early stages, it could represent a promising counterpoint to waning interest in the traditional three-year J.D. degree.
Judgments Pile Up: A review of records in Washington federal court since 2008 show the Iranian government owes nearly $18 billion in judgments for supporting terrorist activity. But Zoe Tillman reports Iran has yet to pay a dime, and victims' lawyers are expressing frustration at their lack of options.
Federal Judiciary Seeks Funding: Federal courts officials have appealed to Congress for emergency funding, saying the judiciary lacks the budget flexibility to absorb the large mandatory spending cuts that have forced furloughs in the nation's federal public defender and court offices. Todd Ruger has the story.