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:
- What Is a ‘Catfishing’ Scam? Ask Manti Te’o: A story that shocked the sports world is raising awareness about a new form of Internet fraud called “catfishing.” What exactly does the hoax entail, and is it illegal? FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life explains the social-media deception, and how a Notre Dame football star may have fallen for it.
- 7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Own Business: Entrepreneurs put a lot of time and effort into making their small businesses work. But some of the most common decisions that business owners make often backfire. FindLaw's Free Enterprise suggests seven things you may be doing wrong, and how to do them right.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Justice Thomas Finally Speaks in Sixth Amendment Case: Who knew that the most silent justice of all could be such a crack-up? Justice Clarence Thomas, who hadn't uttered a word in more than six years of Supreme Court oral arguments, broke his silence earlier this week. What did he say? What did he mean? And why was everyone laughing? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog has the details.
Law Firm Management
- Facebook Firings and the NLRB - When Are Posts Protected Activity?: Workplace social media policies have come under fire in court, as more workers get dismissed over online antics. When does a Facebook-related firing violate the law? FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article explains the NLRB's four-pronged analysis, and what each factor in that analysis means.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team