How to Handle a Government Shutdown

Hot legal news! In what seems like an annual occurrence at this point, the federal government is nearing another potential shutdown over budget squabbles. And while this might all sound like political wrangling to you, there are some real ways a government shutdown could affect your small business. So what can you…… FindLaw News – Top Stories


What Are the Consequences of Fighting in Public?

Hot legal news! Even in the land of the free, fighting in public is illegal. It is disorderly conduct that disturbs the peace. And keeping the peace is part of the social contract. You didn’t sign that contract but were born into it, and being a member of society means following certain rules…… FindLaw News – Top Stories

Facebook Privacy Notices Are a Hoax: Here’s Why

Hot legal news! The Facebook privacy notice is a hoax. Just like it was in 2012, just like it was in 2014, copying and pasting a nonsensical disclaimer into your status is absolutely meaningless. So please, for the sake of all your “friends,” please stop doing this. Unfortunately, Facebook users can’t dictate…… FindLaw News – Top Stories

Lance Armstrong Settles $10M Lawsuit Over Bonus Money

Hot legal news! Lance Armstrong won seven consecutive Tours de France and was the face of one of the most popular charities in the world. Then he admitted to doping and it turned out his charity was a sham. Since then, everyone from his team sponsors to people who bought his book…… FindLaw News – Top Stories

Can Drug Dealers Be Charged With Murder for an Overdose?

Hot legal news! Heroin overdoses nationwide have been skyrocketing, and police forces have been responding with enhanced penalties for dealers. In some cases, prosecutors are even charging dealers with murder if one of their customers ODs. It’s a relatively new phenomenon, and seemingly at odds with the softening stance in the War on…… FindLaw News – Top Stories

Can I Sue for Mortgage Fraud?

Hot legal news! Mortgage fraud victims can sue. But be warned, these are complex cases. In the context of real estate fraud, it is imperative to speak to a real estate attorney who is comfortable with complicated financial transactions. Mortgage fraud often involves sophisticated con artists — people who necessarily know more about…… FindLaw News – Top Stories

FindLaw’s Newsletters Have a Fresh New Face

Hot legal news! How much time do you spend reading your email? Well, according to a 2012 survey, you’re probably spending one out of every four work hours with your eyes glued to your inbox. So why not keep those eyes happy by checking out the fresh new face of FindLaw Newsletters……. FindLaw News – Top Stories