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 next:
- Which U.S. Nuclear Plants Most at Risk of Quake?: The world is watching as Japan tries to keep its nuclear plant from entering meltdown mode. With local plants built in a similar fashion, there’s a lot of speculation about whether the United States is destined for the same fate. FindLaw’s Law & Daily Life looks at how the government actually knows which of the country’s 104 reactors are the least safe.
- Anti-Radiation Pill Hugely Popular in Hawaii, California: FindLaw’s Common Law reports on how residents of Hawaii and California have bought up nearly all of the local supply of potassium iodide, an over-the-counter drug that is marketed as protection against the harmful effects of radiation.
- Twitter Settlement: Site Promises to Increase Security: FindLaw’s Decided looks at how social media site Twitter was hacked and hackers took over well-known accounts, such as those belonging to President Obama and Fox News. The Federal Trade Commission alleged that Twitter deceived consumers and put their privacy at risk in violation of Twitter security and privacy policies that promised to safeguard that information.
- 5 Ways to Protect Teen Athletes from Sudden Cardiac Death: FindLaw’s Common Law looks at the concern over sudden cardiac death in teen athletes. The tragic case of Wes Leonard, 16 of Michigan, once again brought the issue to the surface. After an autopsy, it was discovered that he had an enlarged heart.
- Stolen Identity: What to Do: Someone has stolen your identity and run up some serious debt on your credit card. What do you do now? How do you stop the bleeding? Learn About The Law breaks down what steps should be taken after your identity has been stolen.
— Compiled by Adam Ramirez, FindLaw Portal Team