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:
- The 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries Revealed: A new FindLaw.com survey is shedding new light on workplace injuries in America. How many Americans have been injured on the job, and more importantly, what common types of injuries did they suffer? FindLaw’s Free Enterprise dissects the survey’s key findings, and highlights what small business owners need to know.
- NSA Phone Metadata Program Likely Unconstitutional: Fed. Judge: For the first time, a federal judge has called out the National Security Agency for its secret phone-surveillance program. But while the judge ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection “surely” violates the Fourth Amendment, he also put his ruling on hold. FindLaw’s Decided explains why, and what happens next.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- Snippets: Scalia and RBG Speeches, FilmOn Wants SCOTUS, and More: ‘Twas the week before Christmas / and at the Supreme Court / not a creature was stirring / but there were still a few news items of import … From the latest headline-generating remarks by Justice Scalia and Justice Ginsburg, to updates on two closely watched cases, FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog offers a concise pre-holiday wrap-up.
Law Firm Management:
- Lawyer Advertising: Touting Your Specialization or Certification: As every attorney should know, the words “specialize” and “certified” carry very precise meanings when used in lawyer advertisements. While a majority of states have adopted ethics rules similar to the ABA’s, practitioners should still tread very carefully when marketing their expertise. FindLaw’s latest Law Firm Management article examines a recent case and offers some general guidelines.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team