As a new feature, each week the Official FindLaw Blog will present a round-up of the newest, the best and the brightest FindLaw.com has to offer. FindLaw works hard to keep on top of breaking legal news, current trends and new ideas that will interest its visitors, whether they are consumers, or legal professionals. Each week, we will highlight offerings from many areas of FindLaw.com including core legal content, legal commentary, the Answers community, blogs, news and case law.
This week’s round-up will focus on a back-to-school and education law content. Race to the Top, budget cuts affecting teachers and just getting the kids back to school has brought these issues to the minds of many of our visitors. Take a look at what’s next:
Consumer Legal Content:
- From dangerous products to bullying on social networking sites, Back to School Legal Resources shows what today’s students, their parents and educators have on their minds, in addition to the Rs.
- Some parents worry more about safety issues just getting their kids to school.
- Cornell Law School Professor and Writ contributor Michael C. Dorf offers seasoned advice to aspiring law students.
- The unusual side of education law. A student is suing his shop teacher and school superintendent after he electrocuted himself by clamping an electrical cord to his nipple.
- The state of New Jersey missed out on a chance for Race to the Top funds thanks to a mistake by the New Jersey Education Commissioner.
— Compiled by Tanya Roth, FindLaw Portal Team