ACA Litigation Onslaught: As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, religious groups and employers are blanketing courts with suits that claim the provision is unconstitutional. Jenna Greene has the story.
A Second Look: Tony Mauro explores the decision by Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to publicly announce his change of heart about a decision in 2008 to uphold Indiana's voter ID law.
Big Slump for LSAT: The number of students who took the Law School Admission Test in October dropped by 11 percent since last year. Karen Sloan takes a look at how law school deans are coping with fewer students and, consequently, less tuition revenue.
Patent Reform: As a new patent reform bill moves quickly on Capitol Hill, some legislators, patent lawyers and judges have warned it contains sweeping and sometimes unintended changes to the nation's intellectual property landscape. Todd Ruger reports.
Shield for Congress Tested: In a public corruption case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is weighing a challenge to a constitutional protection shielding members of Congress and their staff from providing information to prosecutors and defense lawyers. Zoe Tillman has the story.