Doctor-Assisted Search: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overturns a drug conviction because a doctor paralyzed a man for eight minutes, against his will, so officers could look inside his rectum for contraband, Mike Scarcella of The National Law Journal reports.
Mesh Settlement: What would have been the second trial over transvaginal mesh devices has instead settled for an undisclosed sum, while manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. still is fighting to tell jurors about the FDA's approval of its device, Amanda Bronstad of The National Law Journal reports.
Secret Evidence: Democratic congressmen want Attorney General Eric Holder to answer their questions about how the Drug Enforcement Administration uses intelligence information from secret National Security Agency surveillance, Reuters reports.
Non-Secret Sources: The Justice Department defends a court ruling that gives reporters little protection from testifying against their sources in criminal prosecutions, NPR reports.
Facebook Pays: Facebook Inc. must pay $20 million and tighten privacy controls for minors as part of a settlement Monday in the "Sponsored Stories" class action saga, with U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg slicing off $7.5 million in attorney fees and giving each valid claim $15, Chelsea Allison of The Recorder reports.