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:
- Multiple Roommates? 5 Common Legal Problems: Be careful if you're planning to move in with a bunch of friends, or perhaps people whom you barely know. While it may save you money in terms of rent and utilities, multiple roommate situations can give rise to a multitude of legal problems later on. FindLaw's Law and Daily Life highlights five of the most common roommate issues every renter will want to consider.
- 9 No-Nos at DUI Checkpoints: Police are out in force this holiday weekend, so don't let a DUI checkpoint catch you off guard. While drunken and drugged drivers are the focus of these checkpoints, passengers and sober drivers can also be arrested if they're not too careful. Before you hit the road, head over to FindLaw's Blotter for a list of things you don't want to do at a DUI chekcpoint.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- States Struggling With Limits on Life for Juvenile Murderers: The High Court has ruled that juveniles can't get the death penalty, but what about life without parole? The Court's ruling in Miller v. Alabama requires an "individualized" determination based on many factors, but it's still a bit confusing. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog shows how different states are applying the Court's standard in Miller in different ways.
Law Firm Management:
- Keeping Law Firm IT Support on a Straight Path: That wonderful Help Desk system your firm set up in January may have fallen apart by now. Change is inevitable, but there are some steps you can take to head off problems before they start -- like giving your IT support vendor a heads-up about upcoming projects. Check out FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article for more practical tips on how to get better support from your Help Desk.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team