Prosecutions Missing: As the five-year statute of limitations of financial crimes nears expiration, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff questions the Justice Department's dearth of high-Level executives prosecutions, in the upcoming New York Review of Books.
Documents Stalled: Federal prosecutors in U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office say they can't meet U.S. District Judge Richard Berman's timeline for producing documents about detained immigrants (which the ACLU requested five years ago), the Associated Press reports.
Protections Lost: A new case delves into the novel question of Fourth Amendment rights in copies of sent e-mails, George Washington University Law School professor Orin Kerr writes.
Congress Judged: The latest poll shows two-thirds of people say the current Congress is the worst in their lifetime, CNN reports.
Tangled Case: Pennsylvania prosecutors were investigating a lawyer for dealing in a controlled substance, and at the same time were squaring off against him in court as he defended a doctor on similar charges, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.