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:
- Apple Crime in NYC Spikes 40 Percent: The New York Police Department revealed a surprising statistic this week: About one in seven crimes in the Big Apple now involves an Apple product getting stolen. So far in 2012, more than 11,000 iCrimes have been reported, a 40% spike over 2011. How can you protect yourself and your digital devices? FindLaw’s Blotter offers some crime-fighting tips.
- Legal to Bring Your Gun to Work?: A concealed carry permit doesn’t necessarily give you license to carry a gun into your workplace. But some states do allow workers to keep their weapons nearby, under certain conditions. FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life explains when it’s OK to bring your firearm to work, and when it could get you fired.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- First Monday Countdown: Prep for 2012 with Top 5 Cases of 2011: As the High Court kicks off its fall term next week, FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog reviews five significant cases you may have missed from the Court’s previous term. Why are these cases so noteworthy? Because they could mean more clients coming through your door. Find out why.
Law Firm Management
- How to Effectively Manage Remote Staff: Working from home may be convenient for many employees, but it can also create challenges. While technology makes it easier than ever to work remotely, law firm managers must also consider security, consistency, and confidentiality issues. FindLaw’s latest Law Firm Management article offers some tips to make remote staffing pay off for you and your employees.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team