Thursday, March 13, 2008

Advice for Rookies on Their First Time in Court

Advice for new lawyers going to court. From Texas Lawyer (via Law.com).

Employers Face Liability for Using Facebook for Background Checks?

Much has been written about the dangers of putting personal information on Facebook. On the flip side, Carolyn Elefant has a great post about potential employer liability resulting from using Facebook for background checks.

Google Adds Search Box Option to Search Results

Google has added a new feature. When producing search results, for certain searches, a secondary search box will appear that will permit the user to search the results themsleves.

From WisBlawg.

Monday, March 10, 2008

SCOTUSBlog Releases New StatPack

SCOTUSBlog has announced the release of a new edition of its StatPack. The new edition shows the breakdown of the Court's voting at the quartermark of the term. It has three new inclusions from the last edition: "Justice Agreement, Decisions by Final Vote, and a new chart we’re calling 'Frequency in the Majority'...." The nine page PDF Statpack can be dowloaded here.

Monday, March 03, 2008

Barry Bonds Grand Jury Testimony Unsealed

Via beSpacific:
As reported by Courthousenews.com: "The judge had urged both the prosecution and defense to unseal various documents in an earlier hearing and both sides have since agree to the unsealing of Bonds' testimony (152 pages, PDF)."