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:
- Top 10 Legal Issues for Single Moms: A new Census report finds more single moms in America than ever before. Aside from juggling work, childcare, and a social life, many single moms also face unique legal challenges, often on their own. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life looks at 10 of the most common legal issues for single moms and offers suggestions for how to deal with them.
- 'Bible Banners' OK at School Football Games, Texas Judge Rules: Cheerleaders at a Texas high school are rallying behind a recent ruling that tackled the separation of church and state at high-school football games. What did the judge say about the First Amendment in this case, and how does the decision square with other cases involving religion and schools? FindLaw's Decided explains.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- SCOTUS and Big Business, Sitting in a Tree? New Study: Critics often chide the Supreme Court as being too pro-business. Now a new study by legal scholars and Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner seems to bolster that notion, while also examining the Court's liberal/conservative slant. What exactly did the study reveal? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog breaks it down.
Law Firm Management:
- Personal Injury Claims Dealt Another Blow by California Court: In a personal injury case, what can be presented to the jury -- the full amount billed, or the actual amount paid by an insurer, which is often much less? A California appellate court has come up with an answer, which may drastically affect how much an injured plaintiff can collect. FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article examines two recent rulings and the issues that have yet to be addressed.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team