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:
- Do You Need a Living Will?: Fewer than one in three Americans has a living will, according to a new FindLaw survey, but many more should probably consider drafting one. A living will doesn't just spell out when to pull the plug if you're ever on life support, it can also help in any situation when you're incapacitated. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life explains what living wills can cover and how they work.
- Stop Twitter Hacking: Tips for Small Businesses: It was a bad week for some prominent Twitter users, with celebrities like Donald Trump and companies like Jeep and Burger King getting their social media accounts hit by hackers. How can small business owners make their Twitter accounts more secure? FindLaw's Free Enterprise offers some suggestions.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- The Sniff That was 'Up to Snuff' and 3 More SCOTUS Opinions: The Supreme Court issued a slew of opinions after the President's Day holiday, including a closely watched case about a drug-sniffing police dog and separate case about police detentions far away from the site of a search. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog summarizes the four opinions released Tuesday, along with five more opinions issued Wednesday.
Law Firm Management
- Digital Dictation - Leverage Voice Technology to Work More Efficiently: Cassette tapes may have gone the way of the Dodo for BigLaw firms, but some cash-strapped small firms and solos may still be stuck in the 20th century. How did one particular two-lawyer firm make the switch to digital dictation, and what benefits are they seeing from it? FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article offers a first-hand look.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team