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:

Legal Blogs

  • States Can Punish Businesses That Hire Illegal Immigrants: FindLaw’s Decided breaks down a 5-3 ruling in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Arizona on Thursday, stating that federal immigration statutes do not preempt a 2007 mandatory E-Verify law that also punishes businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants. This decision is a big coup for Arizona and other states that have sought to curb the hiring of undocumented workers, also marking the state’s first big “win” in its battle against illegal immigration.

  • Wisconsin Anti-Union Law Struck Down by Judge: FindLaw’s
    Law & Daily Life looks at whether Wisconsin’s anti-union law legal? Apparently not, says one judge, who struck down the Wisconsin anti-collective bargaining law that had been given so much negative publicity from pro-labor advocates. The law prevented public-sector unions, like teachers, from using powerful collective bargaining tools in negotiating for their health benefits and pensions.
  • Majority of Americans Support Gay Marriage: FindLaw’s Law & Daily Life asks whether the average American supports gay marriage. Conversely, how many Americans oppose gay marriage? Recent polls have suggested that the majority of Americans actually do support same-sex marriage.

Legal Professional Content

  • Seven Leadership Mistakes That Wear Away at Your Firm’s Will to Win:
    FindLaw’s Law Firm Business Center has a new law practice management article on leadership styles. After all, for any team, the only acceptable result should be winning. But all too often, things don’t go as planned–and when first this project and then that project veer off course, teams start showing signs of a disease that can kill execution.

— Compiled by Adam Ramirez, FindLaw Audience Team

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