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
- George Zimmerman Arrested for 2nd Degree Murder: The man who killed Trayvon Martin is behind bars, more than six weeks after the incident. So what exactly must prosecutors prove to convict George Zimmerman of second degree murder? FindLaw's Blotter breaks down Florida's requirements for second degree murder, and how it differs from first degree.
- Suspension Without Pay May Get You in Trouble: Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is sitting out an unpaid suspension over controversial comments about his "love" for Fidel Castro. But a suspension without pay may be unlawful, depending on a worker's exempt status and other factors. FindLaw's Free Enterprise explains the law and what employers need to consider before suspending an employee.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Here's What Facebook Sends the Cops When They Subpoena Your Activity: Facebook's user agreement says it "may" share your information with law enforcement upon request. What exactly does that mean? FindLaw's Technologist reveals the results of one such request, which led to the release of nearly 70 pages of data. Find out what types of personal information Facebook shares with police.
Law Firm Management
- Considerations When Outsourcing Legal Document Preparation: A lack of time, expertise, or manpower may lead you to outsource your legal document preparation. But aside from the cost of outsourcing, there are other factors to consider -- including ethics. FindLaw's latest Practice Support article guides you through some questions to ponder when outsourcing work to a document preparer.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team