The Midwest Report: This special section tracks the successes and struggles of law firms operating across the nation's midsection.
Chicago Litigation Departments: Kirkland & Ellis took home the prize in this year's feature on top Chicago litigation departments. Other firms were recognized for outstanding work in intellectual property, labor and employment, insurance, mass torts and white collar defense.
Hail Mary Pass for Judgeships: Todd Ruger explores an attempt by Democrats in the U.S. Senate to bump up the number of federal judgeships across the country.
Diabetes Drugs in the Dock: Amanda Bronstad takes a look at a new wave of litigation filed on behalf of people who claim that taking certain diabetes drugs caused pancreatic cancer.
Manning Convicted of Espionage: The court-martial of Private Bradley Manning resolved the charges of disclosing a cache of secret documents to WikiLeaks but left open the central legal questions raised by his prosecution. Marcia Coyle has the story.