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
- Might Be Time to Rethink Unpaid Internships: Recent lawsuits over unpaid internships have led to changes at one major publishing company. Should other employers follow suit? FindLaw’s Free Enterprise explains how federal unpaid-internship guidelines may be a better place to start than the company’s newly revised internship mandates.
- Public Intoxication: 3 Ways to Fight the Charge: Being drunk in public is a common criminal charge, but there are some common defenses that may apply, depending on your situation and where you live. FindLaw’s Blotter breaks down three ways to fight a public-intoxication charge — which we hope you won’t have to use this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- The Great Dissenter: Top 5 Scalia Quotes from the Other Side: Justice Antonin Scalia is known for his outspoken conservative views and his unique way with words — especially when he’s not writing the Court’s majority opinion. FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog highlights five of Justice Scalia’s most colorful quotes as he celebrates his 76th birthday.
Law Firm Management
- Social Media: Ethical Obligations for Lawyers in the Modern Era II: The growing use of social-media tools opens a Pandora’s box of potential ethical problems for attorneys. From friending jurors on Facebook to complaining about judges on blogs, FindLaw’s latest Law Technology article examines legal ethics in the ever-changing social-media frontier.
— Compiled by the FindLaw Audience Team