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:
- What to Do if a Hurricane Cancels Your Flight: Natural disasters can wreak havoc on travel schedules, as tens of thousands of airline passengers learned the hard way this week. But consumers do have legal rights in the face of flight cancellations. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life examines the laws you need to know when you're grounded.
- DEA's Warrantless Use of Hidden Cameras OK: Court: Two men caught in a DEA marijuana sting felt they were wrongly burned by hidden-camera evidence. But a federal court has ruled the warrantless cameras did not violate their rights. FindLaw's Decided explains the court's decision, and why the case will likely be appealed.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Puppies, Privacy, and Probable Cause: SCOTUS Goes to the Dogs: A pair of High Court cases center on law-enforcement canine units and their sense of smell. Can a dog sniff outside a home without a warrant, and what makes a dog qualified to sniff out contraband? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks down the legal arguments.
Law Firm Management
- Be Prepared - Readying Your Business for Disaster: Superstorm Sandy left some law firms in shambles in its wake -- a timely reminder for all lawyers to have an emergency plan in place. FindLaw's latest Corporate Counsel article takes you through OSHA and FEMA's recommendations, and offers a checklist to make sure you're not caught off guard when the next storm hits.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team