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:
- Sell Girl Scout Cookies at Work, Get Fired?: For one single mom, selling Girl Scout cookies at work caused her 30-year career to crumble. What exactly did she do to get the pink slip, and should you be concerned about on-site sales or solicitation where you work? FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life takes a look.
- Legal How-To: Writing an Online Takedown Notice: It’s becoming more and more common to find something you created on another person’s website. The law is probably on your side, but how do you get the offending party to comply? FindLaw’s Injured explains how to draft your own Internet takedown notice, and what to do if you need more help.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- First Sale Doctrine Applies to Books ‘Lawfully Made Abroad’: The High Court ruled this week in a closely watched copyright case involving the reselling of textbooks that were purchased overseas. Why did justices reject a lower court’s verdict in favor of the textbooks’ publisher, and what does the ruling mean for other online merchants? FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog sums it up.
Law Firm Management
- Proactive Email Management Translates to Better Early-Stage Discovery: IT departments usually think about eDiscovery only as the need arises. But such a “reactive approach” can cause delays and may even expose your company to legal risks. What are some better ways to handle email and data management, as such evidence becomes increasingly important in litigation? Check out FindLaw’s latest Legal Technology article for some suggestions.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team