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:
- Which Religious Holidays Must Be Recognized?: ‘Tis the season for time-off requests for a variety of different holidays. But which religious holidays must an employer recognize? FindLaw’s Free Enterprise explains the surprising answer, and how employers can prevent religious-discrimination lawsuits.
- Kate Middleton’s Royal Baby: 5 Legal Issues: Expectant parents want the best medical care for their unborn child. But prenatal planning should also include potential legal issues like inheritance and health insurance, just to name a few. FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life outlines five legal areas that new parents will want to bear in mind.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Supreme Court Grants Same-Sex Marriage Petitions: The High Court will soon hear two cases involving the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. What issues will justices be deliberating, and how might they affect same-sex marriage rights? FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks down both cases and looks ahead to oral arguments.
Law Firm Management
- Defense Attorneys Letting Suspects Use Cell Phones, Not a Good Idea: Add this to the list of favors to never do for your client. While letting a friend borrow your cell phone may be harmless, lawyers may get called out when a criminal client is involved. FindLaw’s latest Legal Technology article examines one lawyer’s predicament and offers lessons for us all.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team