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
- CA Man Fights Traffic Ticket with Physics: The laws of science have apparently prevailed over the laws of traffic, as a California man claimed his physics paper got him out of a traffic ticket. But you don't need to be a science geek to get similar results. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life explains the scientist's argument, and offers three ways you can fight a traffic ticket without getting academic.
- Your Child is Injured. Should You Sue?: Your child's injury due to another person's negligence may have you itching to sue. But depending on where you live, there may be laws that specifically apply to children and personal-injury suits. FindLaw's Injured highlights three legal issues to consider, and how they may affect your child's case.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Private Attorneys Working for Government Get Qualified Immunity: The High Court's decision to extend qualified immunity is a victory for private attorneys who take on government work. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog explains the facts, and the Court's analysis, in the case that affects local governments nationwide.
Law Firm Management
- Ethical Implications of Riding the Social Media Wave: Lawyers are increasingly catching on to social media, with 56% of attorneys now involved in some form of social networking. But legal and ethical issues abound. FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article offers suggestions so you don't end up with a career-ending social-media horror story.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team