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:
- 10 States With the Toughest Gun Laws: Gun control is on many Americans' minds in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting. But when people talk about making gun laws "tougher," what exactly does that mean? FindLaw's Blotter identifies 10 states considered to have the nation's toughest gun laws, and what those laws have in common.
- What Do Instagram's New Terms of Service Mean?: Popular photo-sharing service Instagram announced some changes earlier this week, and received instant backlash from its users. Its revised terms of service would allow Instagram to place user photos in ads without permission, but the company insists that's not going to happen. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life explains the new terms, and why they raise questions about privacy.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- The 12 Days of SCOTUS: Part I: How does a beloved Christmas carol tie-in with the nation's highest court? Let us count the ways. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog reveals how justices have dealt with everything from drumming to pipers to ladies dancing. It's a special FindLaw holiday post that continues with Part Deux and Part Tres.
Law Firm Management
- The Second Amendment and the Right to Regulate Guns in Public: State gun laws have come under fire in various courts, as critics challenge limits on the right to bear arms. As the firearms debate heats up, FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article summarizes the latest federal cases involving gun laws, and what they could mean for gun-control regulations nationwide.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team