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:
- New Year’s DUIs: 3 Reminders to Ring In 2013: As always, DUI patrols will be out in force this New Year’s Eve to keep intoxicated drivers off the roads. So before you head out to celebrate, it’s a good idea to remind yourself about DUI laws and law enforcement efforts, which aren’t just limited to DUI checkpoints. Cheers to FindLaw’s Blotter for serving up a few legal reminders to keep under your (seat) belt.
- Ebook 'Owners' Don't Have Many Legal Rights: Did you get an ebook reader for Christmas, or do you own one already? If so, you may be surprised to learn that you technically don't "own" the titles you're downloading onto your digital device. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life summarizes the law and the extent of your rights as an ebook buyer.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- 'Irresistible Attraction' Ruling Based on 8th Cir Decision: In a court ruling that's gone viral, Iowa's all-male Supreme Court recently upheld a female dental assistant's firing for being "too attractive." Where did the Hawkeye State's highest court find legal support for its controversial opinion? Look no further than FindLaw's U.S. Eighth Circuit blog for the answer, and some legal analysis.
Law Firm Management
- License v. Assignment? The Winnie-the-Pooh Trademark Dispute: Oh, bother. A long, drawn-out legal dispute between Disney and relatives of the man who owned the original "Winnie-the-Pooh" marketing rights has resulted in yet another court ruling. What was the result, and what are the legal lessons to be learned when it comes to writing contracts? FindLaw's latest Corporate Counsel article explains.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team