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
- AG Eric Holder's Letter to the Fifth Circuit on the Court's Authority to Rule on Obamacare: In a shot heard around the legal world, a Fifth Circuit judge requested a three-page, single-spaced explanation from the Justice Department about President Obama's Supreme Court remarks earlier this week. FindLaw's Courtside has posted the Attorney General's response in this latest row over the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
- How to Monitor Your Attorney: 3 Easy Tips: Your case is important, but it's probably one of many that your attorney is juggling right now. How can you make sure your lawyer is doing everything in her power -- and doing it correctly? FindLaw's Law and Daily Life suggests some simple ways to keep tabs on your attorney, without crossing the line.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Get Ready to Get Naked: SCOTUS Upholds Prison Strip Search: In a 5-4 decision, the High Court ruled that anyone who's booked into jail can be strip-searched, regardless of the seriousness of the person's alleged offense. But even some Justices in the majority felt strip searches may be inappropriate in some cases. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog explains the background of the case, and the Court's ruling.
Law Firm Management
- The IT Bill of Rights for Law Firms Getting into Cloud Communications: Law firms that invest thousands of dollars in cloud computing should be entitled to the best possible service. So what are your rights as a customer? An executive with a cloud-based service provider suggests 10 "rights" -- from clear voice service to access to certified technicians -- in FindLaw's latest Law Technology article.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team