Thomas Tamm, a former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer who leaked information to the press about warrantless domestic spying under President George W. Bush, is facing legal ethics charges in Washington. The New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for its reporting on the surveillance program, which permitted the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on Americans and others inside the United States without a warrant.
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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California is expected to be nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit later this month. Plus more in this week's column.
Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical head who was indicted for securities fraud last month, will be allowed to travel to Washington to testify before Congress about drug pricing. Plus more in this week's column.