Over the last several days, I’ve been attending the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Chicago as a delegate from Connecticut to its main governing board (you can watch the webcast replay here, featuring a speech by Attorney General Eric Holder). The ABA accomplishes quite a bit and if you’ve been following my Twitter feed lately, you’ll know what I’m talking about.

And while the dog days of summer are clearly upon us, there are a few items to catch up on this week.