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:
- Can a Court Force Release of Osama Photos?: FindLaw’s Law & Daily Life looks the Freedom of Information Act and how it may be able to force the U.S. to release photos of Osama bin Laden’s body. Or maybe not.
- Ninth Circuit Upholds California Gun Show Ban Avoid Checkpoints?:
The Ninth Circuit upheld a California gun show ban this week, reports FindLaw’s Decided. The case, brought by gun show promoters, challenged a county ordinance that prohibited firearms and ammunition on county-owned property, including the county fairgrounds.
- Friend Driving My Car: Am I Liable?: FindLaw’s Injured breaks down vicarious liability when someone else drives your car. Does ownership of the car make you liable for an accident when someone else is driving?
- Judge Cuts Court Fees to Mark bin Laden’s Death: FindLaw’s
Law & Daily Life also spotlighted judicial powers in relation to Osama bin Laden’s death – albeit on a very local level. Arkansas Judge Brad Karren decided to give citizens a break on court fees to mark bin Laden’s death.
- Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress involves conduct that is so terrible that it causes severe emotional trauma in the victim. In such cases, the victim can recover damages from the person causing the emotional distress.
— Compiled by Adam Ramirez, FindLaw Portal Team