New Jersey Scandal: Facing growing political scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie yesterday denied any knowledge that members of his administration were involved in controversial lane closures on the busy George Washington Bridge. The Star-Ledger reports on newly released emails and what the scandal means for Christie's national reputation.
D.C. Scandal: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray spoke at length for the first time yesterday about the scandal surrounding his 2010 election campaign, which is the subject of an ongoing criminal probe. Gray, in the interview with WUSA, denied any wrongdoing.
Merger Action: New data released yesterday by legal consultancy Altman Weil show U.S. law firm mergers were up by 47 percent in 2013. The Am Law Daily explores the data and what's in store for 2014.
No Plea Deal: Lawyers for R&B singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard yesterday rejected plea deals in connection with an October altercation outside a downtown hotel. Brown and his bodyguard were charged with misdemeanor simple assault. The Washington Post reports.
LinkedIn Fights Spambots: LinkedIn, the professional networking site, filed a lawsuit yesterday in California federal court against the unknown entities behind fake accounts used to scrape information on the site's users. The Recorder has the story.