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:
- Does the Facebook Copyright Disclaimer Work?: You may have seen it on your friends' Facebook walls this week: a legal-looking notice that claims to protect users' rights to what they post. But the so-called Facebook copyright disclaimer doesn't legally work. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life shows you why.
- Supreme Court Won’t Revive Chicago’s Police Recording Law: An Illinois law supposedly aims to prevent interference with officers’ duties. But federal courts won’t let it take effect, citing First Amendment concerns. FindLaw’s Decided explains what happened in this case, and what Chicago prosecutors plan to do next.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Hobby Lobby’s Newest Hobby: Affordable Care Act Appeals: Lawyers from coast to coast are crafting legal arguments against Obamacare, especially as it pertains to businesses. But does a business have the right to hold a religious belief, as its human owners do? FindLaw’s U.S. Tenth Circuit blog takes a look at one case that may soon be heard on appeal.
Law Firm Management
- Discovery of Facebook and other Social Media Postings: Clients have a right to remain private on social media, as what they say can and will be used against them in court. But making a post private may not be enough, as a series of notable cases has shown. FindLaw’s latest Legal Technology article summarizes the most significant rulings and how they may impact your practice.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team