Drones: The Latest in Criminal Accessories
Criminals are quickly finding ways to use drones to carry out crazy, sophisticated, and often successful, crimes. Read more on FindLaw Legal Blogs...


Should You Change Your Will After Adopting a Child?
There are many times in life when you should change your will. That includes when you have children, or when you adopt a child. Read more on FindLaw Legal Blogs...


How Rich Do I Have to Be to Get Sent to a Country Club Prison?
According to a common perception among laypeople, there are brutal prison conditions for the poor or unfortunate, and country club prisons for the rich and powerful. And revelations from Paul Manafort's "VIP" incarceration this week did little to dispel that belief...


Update on Immigrant Family Reunification
It may be hard to keep up with all the latest legal developments and policy reversals concerning the "zero tolerance" immigration policy, so here are three recent updates on reunification efforts for immigrant families. Read more on FindLaw Legal Blogs...


Mandalay Bay Owner MGM Sues to Avoid Mass Shooting Liability
MGM Resorts International, which owns Mandalay Bay and the concert venue where the victims were gunned down, has filed federal lawsuits asking judges to declare the resort company free from any liability in the shooting...


What to Do If You Get Sick From a Salmonella Outbreak?
Salmonella outbreaks are common. If you get sick from an outbreak, what should you do? If you have hospital bills, can you hold the food company liable?...


Jury Awards $4.7B in Another J&J Baby Powder Lawsuit
The long and winding road of baby powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson took an expensive turn last week, with a St. Louis jury awarding almost $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families who claimed that asbestos contained in the company's talc-based powder products contributed to...


Heads, Arrest; Tails, Release: Georgia Cops Decide Woman's Freedom With Coin Flip
If it sounds pretty heinous in print, but it looks even worse on video, recorded with the officers' own body cameras -- two Roswell, Georgia police officers deciding a woman's fate with a coin flip. And not even a real coin, either. While Sarah Webb sat in her car after a traffic stop, Officer Courtney Brown opened an app on her phone and Officer Kristee Wilson laid out the stakes: heads, Webb would be arrested, tails, she'd be released...


Should the Government Use Facial Recognition? ACLU, Microsoft Want Answers
Of course law enforcement agencies want every tool available to fight crime. But which tools and technologies should be available to law enforcement? The eternal tug-of-war between the safety interest in crime-fighting and the privacy interests of citizens is now attempting to balance the use of artificial intelligence and facial recognition software, with tech companies and civil rights groups asking the government for guidance...


Fish Pedicures Leaving Your Toenails Fishy -- What Can You Do?
Fish pedicures, wildly popular in Europe and Asia, are gaining in popularity here in the United States. Over the past decade, fish spas are popping up across the country, and consumers are definitely intrigued. But waders beware! Before jumping in, there's a few things you should know...


Are Your Summer Policies ADA-Friendly?
Small businesses often switch things up over the summer. You might open up a patio, add some outdoor seating, or sponsor or host some outdoor events. You may also be a small business -- like a camp -- that functions primarily in the summer. Either way, your business must comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for accessibility year-round...


Are Walmart Cashiers Entitled to Sit Down?
Are workers legally entitled to sit down? A lawsuit by Walmart cashiers seeks to ensure that the answer to this question is "Yes."...


It's Hot This Summer, but That's No Excuse for Violating Animal Cruelty Laws
If you leave your pet in the car, you may endanger your pet's life, and risk violating animal cruelty laws...


What's Happening to Pregnant Women in ICE Detention?
ICE detention centers have come under fire recently for their treatment of families, most notably for separating young children from their parents. But in a little publicized situation, families-to-be are suffering an equally devastating situation....


Is It Time to Update Your Employee Time-Off Policy?
When competing for top talent, having a generous time-off policy is important. Is it time for your business to updated your policy?...


Can Medical Marijuana Users Own Guns?
Owning a gun is legal in all 50 states (some restrictions may apply). Medical marijuana has been legalized, to some extent, by 40 states (with six more on the way). But doing those two legal things at the same time is illegal, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...


FindLaw's New 5in5 Podcast: The Five Biggest Legal Cases in Just Five Minutes
We've all got our podcast libraries by now that can save us during our daily commutes, distance runs, or even dishwashing at night. You might have some comedy casts to brighten your day, a couple sports shows for scores and analysis, and maybe some long-form stories to give you...


Beware of Summer Jobs That Abuse Clock-In Rules
One of the major labor law violations they fall prey to is clock-in rules. What are these? If you have to ask, you may have already fallen victim to them...


Your NutriBullet Blender May Blow Up, Lawsuit Claims
Over 100 claims have been filed against the makers of NutriBullet alleging the machine malfunctions and explodes under normal use, causing first degree burns, severe cuts, and even knocking out teeth....


New Predatory Loan Scheme: Private Equity Firms Just Mailing Checks to Poor People
You may have heard about predatory payday loans, wherein lenders give consumers cash advances based on their payroll and employment records. These loans often come with exorbitant interest rates, leading consumers to borrow more money, diving deeper into debt....