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:
- Recreational Marijuana Laws OK’d in CO, WA: “Rocky Mountain High” is set to take on a whole new meaning, thanks to voters in Colorado and Washington state. But there’s still more work to do before the new laws allowing non-medical pot use go into full effect. FindLaw’s Blotter explains what voters approved, and what still needs to be done.
- 5 Credit Card Mistakes for Small Biz to Avoid: It's a lot easier to charge all of your expenses instead of taking out a loan, but relying on company credit cards also comes with legal and financial risks. FindLaw's Free Enterprise describes five common mistakes when using company credit cards that may end up hurting your business.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- 2012 Term: What's on the Calendar for the January Sitting?: We're barely into November, but the Supreme Court is already out with its January calendar. New cases in the new year will include warrantless DUI blood testing and other closely watched controversies. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog previews the new schedule.
Law Firm Management
- Think Your Law Firm is Tough? Try Fingerprinting to Monitor Employees: In a move that perhaps only HR managers may love, a law firm in Canada is forcing its lawyers to clock in and out by scanning their fingerprints. Is this practice legal, and does it point to a new trend? FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article considers the consequences.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team