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, blogs, news and case law. Take a look at what's new:
- States Can Punish Businesses That Hire Illegal Immigrants: FindLaw's Decided breaks down a 5-3 ruling in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Arizona on Thursday, stating that federal immigration statutes do not preempt a 2007 mandatory E-Verify law that also punishes businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants. This decision is a big coup for Arizona and other states that have sought to curb the hiring of undocumented workers, also marking the state's first big "win" in its battle against illegal immigration.
- Wisconsin Anti-Union Law Struck Down by Judge: FindLaw's Law & Daily Life looks at whether Wisconsin's anti-union law legal? Apparently not, says one judge, who struck down the Wisconsin anti-collective bargaining law that had been given so much negative publicity from pro-labor advocates. The law prevented public-sector unions, like teachers, from using powerful collective bargaining tools in negotiating for their health benefits and pensions.
- Majority of Americans Support Gay Marriage: FindLaw's Law & Daily Life asks whether the average American supports gay marriage. Conversely, how many Americans oppose gay marriage? Recent polls have suggested that the majority of Americans actually do support same-sex marriage.
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- Seven Leadership Mistakes That Wear Away at Your Firm's Will to Win:
FindLaw's Law Firm Business Center has a new law practice management article on leadership styles. After all, for any team, the only acceptable result should be winning. But all too often, things don't go as planned--and when first this project and then that project veer off course, teams start showing signs of a disease that can kill execution.
-- Compiled by Adam Ramirez, FindLaw Audience Team