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:
- Halloween Costumes with Lead Contamination Seized: A consumer alert about potentially poisonous Halloween costumes offers a timely reminder for parents as trick-or-treating approaches. What are the possible dangers, and how can a lawyer help if your child gets sick? FindLaw’s Common Law offers some insight.
- Twitter Rant Costs Man Job, Unemployment Benefits: What you share on Twitter and Facebook can be costly to your career, even if your company doesn't have a formal policy about social-media use. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life reveals how one worker's rants should be a warning to employees everywhere about what not to say on social media.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- First Sale Doctrine in Danger? SCOTUS to Review Grey Market Books: There may not be 50 shades in the grey market for books, but an upcoming High Court case may be just as tantalizing and provocative, as far as copyright law is concerned. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog provides a summary of the legal arguments and what's at stake in the Kirtsaeng case.
Law Firm Management
- Women Attorneys Finding Ways to Boost Their Network: A new report finds women comprise 70% of all staff attorneys, but just 15% of equity partners in the nation's largest firms. How can women make inroads against the "old boys club"? FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article explores how networking among women is critical -- both inside and outside the legal profession.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team