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:
- Bush Family Emails, Photos Hacked: Report: As the movie "Identity Thief" opens nationwide, we're learning about some recent incidents in which prominent figures have been targeted by criminals. First Arizona's outspoken Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed he'd been hit by identity thieves, and now the email accounts of ex-presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush have reportedly been compromised. FindLaw's Blotter explains what happened to the Bushes, and how you can protect yourself.
- Legal for Teenager to Move In With Boyfriend?: A common question on our FindLaw Answers message boards involves teenagers wanting to move out of their parents’ house and in with a significant other. Is this legal, and what options are available to parents and teenagers? FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life offers some insight.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Does the 4th Amendment Promise a Right to Be Secure in Your DNA?: A case with potentially wide-ranging implications is set for debate before the U.S. Supreme Court. Can law-enforcement agents take DNA samples from criminal suspects who haven’t yet been convicted? FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks down the issues that are set for deliberation later this month.
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- Apple iTunes Can Request Personal Info with Credit Card Payment: Collecting customers’ addresses and phone numbers with iTunes credit-card payments is allowable under the law, the California Supreme Court recently ruled. But for other types of e-commerce involving other types of transactions, the answer isn’t so clear. FindLaw’s latest Legal Technology article guides you through the court’s analysis.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team