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:
- 10 'Spooktacular' Halloween Party Legal Tips: What's scarier than the gory decorations you've set out for your Halloween party? How about getting sued by some ghoulish guests, or having some frightful cops barge in to break up the fun? Hosting a Halloween get-together can make you potentially liable for a long list of legal consequences. But never fear: FindLaw's Law and Daily Life offers 10 tips to protect Halloween hosts from possible legal threats.
- Do Police Have to Inform You of Your Charges?: When police officers take you into custody, do they have to tell you what you're being charged with? The U.S. Supreme Court has actually ruled on this issue, and the answer may surprise you. FindLaw's Blotter explains this commonly misunderstood concept involving criminal procedure.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- The Week at First Street: EPA, Guns Granted; Madigan Dismissed: The very first case of the Supreme Court's 2013 Term has already resulted in a dismissal. Why did Justice Scalia chide an attorney for wasting the Court's time? And what other closely watched cases are now on the Court's docket? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog summarizes what's been happening at the High Court this week.
Law Firm Management:
- Slevin & Hart Finds Seamless IT Managed Services Support with Keno Kozie: When a 25-attorney firm in Washington, D.C., chose Keno Kozie Associates as its IT service provider, the firm's response time dramatically improved while its monthly expenses were slashed. So what led to these positive results, and how is keno Kozie addressing the firm's concerns about cyber security and disaster recovery? FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article explains.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team