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The year is coming to a close, but we can't say goodbye to 2014 without considering some of the "greatest hits" from FindLaw's consumer-focused legal blogs.
Every year, FindLaw's Blogs cover topics that consumers can't get enough of: law enforcement questions, viral video liability, and even reality TV court battles.
So what did consumers love most about 2014? Here are 2014's Top 10 Consumer Blog posts:
- Is It Legal to Eat and Drive? -- It may look dangerous, but is stuffing your face behind the wheel going to get you pulled over?
- Can Your Business Legally Refuse to Serve Gays? -- As more states change their laws on gay marriage, more businesses may be wondering if they are legally required to serve gays and lesbians.
- Challenging Laws: 3 Levels of Scrutiny Explained -- Strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, and the "rational basis" test: What do these terms mean, anyway? FindLaw's Law and Daily Life breaks down the legal standards used in many civil rights cases.
- Is It Legal to Fly With Medical Marijuana? -- Medicinal pot is now available in many states, but air travelers should read this helpful blog post before they board.
- B&N's Breastfeeding Mom Settlement: 3 Lessons for Businesses -- Moms took a stand at Barnes & Noble's over breastfeeding, with surprising results.
- 'Dance Moms' Assault Lawsuit: No Tweeting, Judge Orders -- Reality TV stars were told to stop tweeting in this dramatic "Dance Moms" court battle.
- Is It Legal to Carry a Sword in Public? -- You can't really be a wandering ronin in the United States, and state laws are part of the reason why.
- Do You Have to Carry ID With You at All Times? -- You don't have to carry ID just to walk down the street, but you may need it in other places and situations.
- Can the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Lead to Injury? -- Remember this viral video (charity?) trend? Check out how it could lead to injury.
- Is It Legal to Videotape, Record Police? -- Police abuse is much easier to prove when it's on tape, so when can you videotape the police?
We hope that our readers continue to learn a great deal from our 2014 blog posts in the years to come. Have an idea for a FindLaw Consumer Blog post? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter (@FindLawConsumer).