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:
FindLaw Consumer Blogs
- Capital Gains Tax Isn't Just for Rich People: GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns sparked some buzz about the fairness of our tax system. But the 15% capital-gains tax rate that Romney used to his advantage is actually available to everyone -- with exceptions, of course. Grab a calculator and follow along as FindLaw's Law and Daily Life deciphers IRS guidelines about capital gains.
- Do You Make These 5 Landlord Mistakes?: Leasing property involves more than just collecting rent from your tenants -- it also comes with a wide range of legal obligations. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life highlights five common landlord mistakes that could affect your rental business and lead to legal trouble.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- How the Supreme Court Botched U.S. v. Jones: Privacy advocates are applauding the High Court's unanimous ruling in the warrantless GPS tracking case. But a closer reading of the Court's opinions reveal the ruling may not be such a resounding victory for privacy after all. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog looks at the Justices' legal arguments, and how they resonate in today's high-tech world.
Law Firm Management
- Services for Lawyers: Hiring a Translator or Interpreter: When are legal professionals required to use a foreign-language translator or interpreter? And what should you look for when hiring someone to perform those services? Make sure you don't get lost in translation -- or forget about complying with court rules -- by checking out FindLaw's latest Practice Support article.
-- Compiled by the FindLaw Audience Team