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:
- CT School Shooting Puts Gun-Seizure Law in Focus: Yet another deadly mass shooting has shaken the nation, and will inevitably trigger debate about gun control. But Connecticut actually has the country’s first and only gun-seizure law, which is aimed at preventing tragedies like Friday’s school shooting. FindLaw’s Blotter examines the law, and why it may not have helped in this particular case.
- How to File a TSA Pat-Down Complaint: Airport security pat-downs can be invasive, and some have even led to injury and civil-rights lawsuits. If you feel TSA agents have somehow touched you inappropriately, there are legal processes in place to handle your claims. FindLaw's Injured explains the steps you'll need to take to get compensation.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Should Justice Scalia Apologize?: The legal world was atwitter this week about Associate Justice Antonin Scalia's response to a college student's question. What did the justice reveal about his "moral feelings against homosexuality," and why were critics quick to call him out? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks down the controversy.
Law Firm Management
- Data on Cell Phone Not Protected by the Stored Communications Act: It may seem like something called the Stored Communications Act would protect data stored on personal cell phones, but that argument wasn't well received in a federal appeals court. What does the Fifth Circuit's decision mean for privacy and electronic storage? FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article takes a look.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team