Can You Search Me Now?: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit wants the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether police need a warrant to search data on the cellphone of a person who's under arrest, Michael Scarcella of The National Law Journal reports.
Manning Verdict: A military judge expects to announce a verdict Tuesday in the court-martial of an Army private charged with aiding the enemy for giving U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks, The Associated Press reports.
Lawyer Framed: Prosecutors dropped DUI charges against a Florida lawyer after learning: The woman flirting with him at the restaurant that night worked for the law firm he faced off against in court that day; that she was texting her law firm; and that the law firm was texting the police officers waiting outside to bust him, The Tampa Bay Times reports.
Broken Trust?: Rupert Murdoch's wife has switched divorce attorneys, hiring well-known New York trusts and estates lawyer William Zabel in a move seen as acrimonious; while the media mogul is represented by Ira Garr of the law firm Garr Silpe (but also relies heavily on the advice of general counsel of both News Corporation and 21st Century Fox, Gerson Zweifach, The New York Times reports.
Jury Orientation: A federal appeals court is set to decide the "surprisingly knotty" issue: "May gays be excluded from juries on account of their sexual orientation?" The New York Times reports.