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 5 Tips for Workplace Gun Policies: This week's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., may have employers (and employees) wondering about gun policies at work. Is it legal to prohibit all guns from workplace grounds? The answer may differ depending on which state you're in. FindLaw's Free Enterprise offers a clear, concise overview of the legal issues surrounding workplace firearm rules.
- 5 Legal Issues You Can Plan Ahead For: You can't always predict when life will get legal. But in some cases, you can. As FindLaw launches a new Legal Planning homepage and email newsletter (called Legal Heads-Up), our Law and Daily Life blog highlights five legal issues most likely to affect you in various stages of your life. From young adulthood to retirement, learn how planning ahead can pay off in the long run.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- 3 Important Battles (Speech, Search, Press) Seeking SCOTUS Cert.: With less than a month to go before the High Court's 2013 Term gets underway, several hot-button issues could soon make their way onto the docket. Among the most notable: cases involving online speech, cell phone searches, and photos of Osama bin Laden's burial at sea. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog explains what's at stake.
Law Firm Management:
- Director, Officer and Principal Shareholder Questionnaires - a Primer on Contents and Use: Among the many duties of in-house counsel: to help collect and verify information from company insiders when preparing periodic reports. As this data is typically gathered through questionnaires, what details should you be asking for, and what else must you do to comply with SEC and stock-exchange rules? FindLaw's latest Corporate Counsel article offers some insight.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team