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:
- SCOTUS: Warrant Needed for DUI Blood Test, Maybe: In a closely watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the issue of warrantless DUI blood draws. Still, even Chief Justice Roberts opined that the Court's 8-1 ruling could create confusion for law-enforcement officers. FindLaw's Decided explains the ruling and what it could mean for DUI suspects going forward.
- 5 Legal Issues for Landlords: Being a landlord can be financially rewarding, but it can also put you at risk for potential liability. What are some of the most common legal issues facing landlords, and what key points should you remember to prevent legal action? FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life offers a concise overview.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- ‘Presumption Against Extraterritoriality’ Bars Alien Tort Claim: A long-fought legal battle against Shell Oil is finally over, after a High Court ruling this week. Plaintiffs accused Shell of playing a role in human rights abuses in Nigeria, but now they won’t be able to pursue their claims. FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks down the case and the legal reasons behind the ruling.
Law Firm Management:
- What US Airways v. McCutchen Means for Your Personal Injury Cases: A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week has resolved a circuit split — but also makes it more difficult to deal with ERISA liens when it comes to personal injury settlements. Why did the court conclude that “equitable rules cannot trump a reimbursement provision”? FindLaw’s latest Law Firm Management article explains.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team