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Although this may not shock you, a new FindLaw survey reveals that consumers are using the Internet more than any other method to search for lawyers.

Mind blown? Collect the shards of your skull from the corners of the room and check out our stats.

Not unlike the fragrant smoke cascading from Willie Nelson's tour bus, myths about the origins of "4/20" (or "4:20") swirl and obscure the true origins of the official stoners' holiday.

According to one erroneous explanation, "420" was the police code for "marijuana smoking in progress." Other stories suggest it correlated with a daily after-school smoking session, which would commence at 4:20 p.m.

That last one is at least partially correct. But the true origin of the pot smoker's holiday is actually much more interesting. And if you choose to indulge this Easter, or on any day, make sure you understand the law (we'll get to that in a bit).

It's April, which means it's time to dust off the old baseball mitt, put away those winter clothes (all apologies to those still shoveling snow), and enjoy the lengthening days of spring. But while April signals a shift away from the winter doldrums, it's also a time to reflect on three particularly challenging and/or distressing topics: autism, distracted driving, and sexual assault. Besides sharing the same month of awarenss, these otherwise unrelated things can potentially impact each one of us.

So in honor of Autism Awareness Month, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, would like to, well, increase the awareness.

Here are a few resources we'd like to highlight:

Twitter -- one of FindLaw's neighbors in Silicon Valley -- turns 8 years old today. The social media messaging company is celebrating its anniversary by remembering a wave of #FirstTweets.

USA Today shared that Barack Obama's first tweet involved ending the war in Iraq, while Oprah Winfrey hilariously said "HI TWITTERS" [sic].

But more importantly, what did FindLaw say in our #FirstTweet?

If your Spring Break takes an unexpected legal turn, who you gonna call? Rest assured, an experienced lawyer is just a click or two away.

No matter if you're facing legal trouble in Florida, South Carolina, Texas, or anywhere else across the country, FindLaw's Lawyer Directory can connect you with some of the top attorneys in your area. Some lawyers even tout their experience with common Spring Break-related legal issues, such as drug- and alcohol-related infractions.

To make things easy for Spring Breakers, here are the cities deemed the nation's hottest Spring Break spots -- and links to some local lawyers if you happen to need one: has been conducting surveys on hot-button legal issues for years, but our latest survey illuminates a new spin on a relatively new problem -- cyberbullying.

What does this survey tell parents and their families about cyberbullying?

Happy 10th birthday, Facebook! Not only has the social networking site gone from zero to more than 1 billion users over the past decade, but it's also served as fodder for countless legal blog posts here at

As you're probably well aware, Facebook use (and misuse) has led to firings, lawsuits, divorces, and even criminal charges. Since the inception of our legal blogs in 2005 (just a year after Facebook was founded), we've covered it all.

So to commemorate Facebook's 10th birthday, here are the 10 most popular Facebook-related blog posts from FindLaw's archives:

An estimated 108.4 million people watched the Super Bowl last year, which actually was a slight drop from the year before. So even if you're not into football (American football, that is), there's no denying its importance in American culture and economics. And when anything influences the lives (and pocketbooks) of so many Americans, even for one day, it stands to reason that laws -- and lawyers -- will be involved.

Here are our Top 10 legal tips, in no particular order, for die-hard football fans, casual observers, bars and restaurant owners, and anyone else swept up by the frenzy of the Big Game:

After you've finished your holiday shopping, you may be curled up and ready to wait out the holidays at home.

You're in luck, Christmas couch potatoes, because the lawyers on FindLaw's Audience Team have some killer movie recommendations for you and yours.

Here are some of our favorite flicks of the legal -- and not-so-legal -- variety:

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.