Neither the House nor the Senate is in session today (It is the day after the Super Bowl, after all. Though DC Dicta is a Lions fan, we rooted for the Pats. Oh, well.) The Supreme Court is also out this week.
Elsewhere in the District:
An imprisoned attorney, who spends 40 hours a week working for his fellow inmates’ cases, won a cert petition to the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP via ABA Journal)
Antitrust law enforcers at the Justice Department and across the globe will be taking a close look at the possible deal between Yahoo! and Microsoft. But they probably won’t stop it. (WSJ Law Blog, AP)
President Bush name Elisebeth Cook, a former deputy in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Policy, as acting chief of the office. (BLT)