Can You Avoid a DUI Checkpoint If You’re on a Scooter?

Hot legal news! In a fantastic testament to the human spirit, people who choose to drink are increasingly more aware of drinking and driving. And the ride-sharing companies of the world thank you for that. But what about the new scooter rental companies? Can you legally drive a scooter while intoxicated? And the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2PMwVq7

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The Battle Over Student Social Media Accounts

Hot legal news! It’s pretty obvious that schools will want to monitor their students’ social media activity. From preventing online bullying or harassment to ensuring that students don’t tarnish a school’s image, administrators have an interest in keeping an eye on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram belonging to students. But when can that…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2poNr4u

The Legal Lowdown on Small Biz Loans

Hot legal news! Most small businesses need a little financial help getting off the ground or out of the garage. And while there are many ways to finance a startup, from angel investors to friends and family, most small biz owners are turning to loans to get their businesses up and running, or…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2MKODZa

Family Sues Police for Taser Wrongful Death

Hot legal news! Police use Tasers instead of traditional guns, based on their supposed temporary infliction of pain. However, numerous police suspects have died or suffered permanent brain damage when stunned. A family in Daly City, California has sued the local police department for wrongful death after one of its officers used…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2Nleig6

Elon Musk Sued for Defamation Over ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet, Other Claims

Hot legal news! Back in July, we wondered whether Elon Musk would get sued for calling a British man who assisted in rescuing trapped children from a cave in Thailand “pedo guy.” While Musk initially walked back his accusation, he’s done anything but since then. “I f***ing hope he sues me,” Musk wrote…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2pjcsOs

Police Use of Surveillance Stingrays Requires a Warrant

Hot legal news! It is unconstitutional for police to use Stingrays without a warrant. And yet, it happens more often than is ever discovered. Last week, the Florida Court of Appeals ruled that any evidence obtained through the use of a Stingray device without a warrant is inadmissible, even if police used admissible…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2MLSwwN