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
- Why the Tea Party Loves the 10th Amendment: Presidential candidates and other politicians love to invoke the 10th Amendment when discussing states’ rights. But do they really know what they’re talking about, legally speaking? FindLaw's Law and Daily Life compares the amendment's true legal meaning with how it’s being interpreted on the campaign trail.
- Steve Jobs'' FBI File: A Freedom of Information Act request has uncovered the FBI's dossier on Apple's late founder Steve Jobs. The FBI file reveals details about Jobs' "Top Secret" government clearance in the late 80s and what coworkers really thought about the iconic figure. You can peruse the entire 191-page document at FindLaw's Courtside.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Valentine'' Day Engagement? Plan a Supreme Court Wedding: Cupid's arrow meets the High Court, and it has nothing to do with the same-sex marriage appeal everyone thinks is headed there. The Justices, in their official capacities, can also officiate weddings. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog looks at some notable Supreme weddings and the best times to schedule one if you want your wedding to really "rule."
Law Firm Management
- Conflicts of Interest: What a Lawyer Hears from a Declined Client: What happens in an initial consultation, stays in an initial consultation. Right? Well, not always. FindLaw's Law Firm Management Practice Guide discusses some scenarios that likely require attorney disqualification, and how courts have taken different approaches when addressing this conflicting issue.
-- Compiled by the FindLaw Audience Team