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
- Cigarette Warnings Violate 1st Amendment, Federal Judge Rules: In a victory for tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled the FDA's new requirements for graphic cigarette warnings are a violation of free speech. FindLaw's Decided explains the judge's legal reasoning, and FindLaw's Courtside has posted the judge's ruling in its entirety.
- 5 Things Not to Include in Your Will: Comprehensive end-of-life planning can include making arrangements for property division, the care of disabled relatives, and even long-term care for your pets. But some types of arrangements don't belong in your last will and testament. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life explains why, and offers a few pointers for estate planning.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Don't Mess With Texas ... University Affirmative Action?: The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a Fifth Circuit case that upheld the use of race as a factor in university admissions -- an issue the High Court addressed in a separate case nearly a decade ago. FindLaw's U.S. Fifth Circuit blog explains how the cases are different, and how the court's new composition may lead to a very different outcome.
Law Firm Management
- Five Tips for Working with Inside Counsel: When a company faces legal trouble, it may have to bring in outside counsel. But doing so may create friction with the company's own in-house lawyers. Attorney John Riccione offers five tips on how to bridge the divide and foster a good working relationship between in-house and outside counsel in FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article.
-- Compiled by the FindLaw Audience Team