May 11, 2011

    1. Law Life: Power of Attorney abuse should be watched with elderly
    2. Legal View: NLRB rules that handbook language is enough to overturn election
    3. Taking Stock: Detroit Edison
    4. Profile in Brief: Lawyer-scientist


    1. Arizona: State officials want speedy ruling on immigration law; Some legal experts say Supreme Court may be reluctant to take up the case
    2. Washington, D.C.: Senate blocks Obama choice for No. 2 at Justice Dept.
    3. New York: Feds: Reputed NYC mob leader ordered hit Already serving a life sentence, man could face death penalty
    4. National Roundup
    5. Kansas: Judge rules against Koch Industries in media hoax; Ruling upholds First Amendment protections for political speech


    1. State Roundup
    2. Detroit: Detroit Schools still struggling as Bobb leaves
    3. Detroit: Prosecutors: Hit man testimony is hearsay Man wants guilty pleas tossed
    4. Flint: UM-Flint English comp class uses Twitter talk Study: Students rank texting as No. 1 form of writing


    1. Court Roundup
    2. Paris: Lawyers for USS Cole bomb suspect file court case; Attorneys allege man was abused at a CIA-run site in Poland eight years ago
    3. Georgia: Couple challenges political sign rule with federal suit


    1. Technology: Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5B
    2. Personal Finance: Pew study finds positive results from credit card law; Interest rates steady, most fees down
    3. Moody's: Credit card defaults heading toward 20-year low
    4. Health: Caring for poor, hospitals reach brink of closure


    1. 8 students elected to board of Journal of Law in Society
    2. Law Day opens students' eyes to justice system: Attorney speaks about defending unpopular clients
    3. Champions of Justice: Motley, Keith to be honored at Ford Freedom dinner
    4. Daily Briefs, May 11