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:
- Prop 8 Standing: Proponents Have Right to Appeal Says Court: A closely watched opinion by the California Supreme Court seems to have cleared the way for a legal battle over same-sex marriage to continue in federal court. FindLaw’s Decided breaks down the high court’s advisory opinion, and how it could have far-reaching effects despite its non-binding nature.
- What Does SOPA Mean for Small Business?: As a controversial online piracy bill makes its way through Congress, some of the world’s biggest tech companies are teaming up to fight it. But the Stop Online Piracy Act could spell trouble even for small business owners. FindLaw’s Free Enterprise explains SOPA’s consequences for e-commerce entrepreneurs.
- Emergency Room Laws: You Have Rights: Don’t let your next visit to the emergency room leave you in legal limbo. Federal laws provide patients with a panacea when it comes to receiving life-saving treatment. FindLaw’s Injured helps you immunize yourself from ignorance with a primer on emergency room law.
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- New Poisons: Three Recent Delaware Court of Chancery Rights Plan Decisions Every Business Lawyer Should Know: A trio of court opinions regarding shareholder rights plans may have broad implications in the business world. One takeaway message: The courts seem more deferential when a board of directors appears independent and well-informed. Attorneys Edward B. Micheletti and Cliff C. Gardner guide you through the opinions in FindLaw’s Law Firm Management Practice Guide.
— Compiled by the FindLaw Audience Team