We continue our Friday round-up of what is newest, best and brightest at FindLaw.com. Below, you will find this week's offerings from various areas of FindLaw's unique content, including: core legal content, Writ legal commentary, blogs, news and case law. Take a look at what's next:
Consumer Legal Content:
- Virtual Visitation: Learn About the Law discusses how, under new child custody laws, "virtual visitation" may be changing the way children and divorced parents communicate. Read more regarding how a video phone, webcam, or computer software application might change the legal landscape in family courts across the country.
- A Viewer's Guide to the Ninth Circuit Oral Argument in the Proposition 8 Case: Although the complex legal issues of the Proposition 8 case have been already discussed in depth, Writ contributor and Cornell law professor Michael Dorf provides a fresh look and a guide to the oral arguments that have just taken place before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Dorf lays out the key issues the judges raised during arguments and that may form the basis for their upcoming decision.
- WikiLeaks: For Better or Worse -- or Both?: Writ contributor and former Counsel to the President John Dean uses his extensive background dealing with issues of government secrecy to discuss the ongoing case of WikiLeaks and the charges against its founder, Julian Assange. Dean lifts the veil on what may be both beneficial and harmful about WikiLeaks and they way they operate to expose government secrets.
- 'Obamacare' Unconstitutional? Judge Slaps Down Healthcare Law: FindLaw's Decided takes note of the first court decision to find parts of the Healthcare Reform Act unconstitutional. Find out more about the decision from Virginia federal judge Henry Hudson finding Congress exceeded its powers under the Commerce Clause in passing parts of healthcare reform.
- Discharged Gay Vets Sue For Reinstatement: FindLaw's Law and Daily Life explains the newest case filed over the military's don't ask don't tell law. This post discusses the case and why it may or may not go forward in time to make a difference in the law.
-- Compiled by Tanya Roth, FindLaw Portal Team