FindLaw.com is the web's most visited legal site, with over 4 million visitors each month. One reason for FindLaw's success may be the broad spectrum of legal assistance, blogs, news and information available to the public. One of the most well respected elements of our legal news and information is the thought provoking legal commentary of Writ.
Since 2000, FindLaw's Writ has provided daily legal commentary by top legal minds, providing analysis and commentary on current legal issues. Writ contributors include well known legal and political names such as former White House counsel John Dean, Congressmen Bob Barr, Howard Berman and Henry Waxman, as well as legal practitioners, professors who are considered leaders in their fields and several former U.S. Supreme Court clerks. In the areas of Constitutional Law and Civil Rights in particular, Writ is also known as a leader. In 2009, former Writ columnist Edward Lazarus was tapped to be Chief of Staff to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski. Contributors such as Vikram David Amar and Michael C. Dorf are regularly consulted by major media outlets such as Time, CNN and The New York Times.