Shorter Sentences: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to announce a measure that, if approved by the U.S. Sentencing Commission, would shorten sentences in federal drug cases by about a year, Politico reports.
David v. Goliath: Father and son inventors face litigator David Boies in a San Francisco trial this week over whether the pair stole technology behind a medical test with the help of a family member inside McDermott, Will & Emery who gave them confidential intellectual property information, The Recorder reports.
Internet Sales Tax: Andrew Ramonas for Legal Times rounded up a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday that explored a possible federal tax for Internet sales.
Rankings: A blogger at LawyerWrit charts how the top law schools have changed — or not changed — in their rankings over time. And a Chapman University School of Law dean criticized the U.S. News & World Report rankings, angling that California’s economy had a larger impact on the school’s dip in the numbers than the law school’s quality.
MIssing Plane: The plot thickens on the plight of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after officials say they may have spotted radar signals from the plane on Saturday hundreds of miles from where search and rescue groups have scoured for it, the New York Times reports. Those Chinese satellite images of debris you’ve seen on TV? They’re likely not of the plane, according to the Times’ report.