- While Republicans and most conservatives might well be disappointed by Thursday?s Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama?s Affordable Health Act, one of their own is the person of the day: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.
- Chief Executive Robert Greifeld told a conference of directors at Stanford University's Law School that the exchange had tested its computer systems before the May 18 IPO, but failed to take into account the volume of canceled orders in the run-up to the stock debut, The Wall Street Journal reported.
- Marion, a law school student at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, has no political experience whatsoever.
- A Wisconsin law that limited collective bargaining for local unions had led to a sharp decline in membership in the past 15 months, the Wall Street Journal reported.
- Three months after Rush Limbaugh characterized a Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke as a ?slut? and a ?prostitute,? a liberal-backed boycott of the right-winger?s radio show has been effective.
- A Canadian law school graduate thought it would get a few laughs if he paid his $114,000 law school debt in cash. The story of Alex Kenjeev, from Montreal, first surfaced when a Reddit user reposted a photo of the $114,000 receipt Kenjeev had posted on his Facebook account on the Reddit website.
- Researchers found that more than 2,000 defendants who were falsely convicted of serious crimes have been exonerated in the past 23 years.
- Chinese blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng and his family were allowed to leave Beijing on a plane headed to the U.S. on Saturday, indicating a that a diplomatic impasse between the two countries may be over.
After $2B JPMorgan Loss, Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren Calls For 'New Glass-Steagall Act' [FULL TEXT]The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 was a Depression-era law that separated investment and commercial banks. It was repealed in 1999 during the Clinton administration.
- Controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh launched a Facebook campaign aimed at uniting conservative women against feminazis planning to take Rush off the air.
- Voters in three big U.S. states Tuesday will weigh in on several closely watched campaigns. Here is what's at stake
- An excerpt from the book published in advance by Vanity Fair focuses on his romantic relationships with Genevieve Cook and another woman, Alex McNear after graduating from Columbia Law School. According to the book, Obama was an intelligent and gentle man who struggled with his own identity and constantly worked to define himself. Here are the juiciest bits:
- Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and biographer David Maraniss has dug up love letters and journal entries from President Barack Obama's ex-girlfriends to get an idea of what the president was like during his largely unknown time in New York City in his early 20s.
- A racist image of a Puerto Rican candidate for U.S. Resident Commissioner, Dr. Rafael Cox Alomar, has been posted on Twitter, sparking outrage ahead of November's election.
- The race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson (R-Ill.) may get a little bit hotter after former Miss America Erika Harold announced she is considering a candidacy.
Tribeca Film Festival 2012: 'Free Samples' Director, Jay Gammill On His Debut And Why Indie Films Are The Most FunThis year's Tribeca Film Festival line-up features the work of 33 first time directors. The festival is known for elevating the careers of emerging filmmakers by provided them with a platform in one of the most film friendly cities in the world; New York.
- President Obama, relating his and the First Lady's experiences with student loans, told a crowd of college students that he's been in their shoes.