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October 2013 Archives

FindLaw.com Mobile Responsive Design Taps Into Growing Demand

FindLaw.com's mobile responsive design is designed to provide an optimal viewing experience on the desktop and where our users increasingly live and work -- on their mobile devices. In fact, more than 1 in 5 FindLaw users are reaching our content from their mobile devices.

We announced earlier in October that law firms should embrace the mobile frontier. Similarly, we've worked on our mobile strategy and implementation for about two years now.

While the FindLaw.com mobile experience is always being improved upon, here are some things FindLaw users can look forward to on their smartphones and tablets:

With FindLaw, Halloween Is Nothing to Fear

We cover all the angles at FindLaw. From our Learn About the Law section to our consumer-focused legal blogs, we make it our mission to help you understand pressing legal issues -- and if needed, to locate an attorney who can help. As for those attorneys, our legal professional blogs also provide topical content.

So how are we tackling All Hallows' Eve? From Halloween-related hijinks to advice for young lawyers headed to office costume parties, we hit the angles that we feel are most likely to scare resonate with our readers.

5 Reasons to Follow FindLaw on Social Media

FindLaw is always bursting with new content, and thankfully social media platforms offer a myriad of ways to share it all.

So whether you're a tweeter, Facebook friend, or just "connected," check out these five reasons to follow FindLaw on social media:

It's the beginning of October, and you know what that means. The kids are in school, there's a chill in the air, and the U.S. Supreme Court is back in black -- robes, that is.

This is the time of year when Justices hear oral arguments for a whole new crop of cases -- eight just this week. While it may seem like a long time to wait for the Supremes to draft their rulings, it is a supremely important job that should not be rushed.

Everyone has opinions, but Supreme Court opinions have the power to resolve legal conflicts, add clarity to existing law, overturn statutes, and create entirely new legal precedents. There's a lot of influence in those black robes.

FindLaw's 'Good Wife' Reviews Get Revamped for 5th Season

FindLaw Blogs Editor Tanya Roth's friend once served as a technical consultant on the Fox medical drama "House" -- a show with such a following that nit-picky bloggers would dissect each episode with medical fact-checks every week.

And her boss, FindLaw Manager of Digital Strategy and Social Media Stephanie Rahlfs, was a follower of New York Magazine and Vulture's regular "Reality Index" feature about "Gossip Girl" on the CW network.

Both are great ideas, but where are the blogs law-checking all the legal dramas out there?