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Rocket Lawyer Round Up

It’s that time again. On this week’s Rocket Lawyer Round Up, we look back on the lessons from ex-Governor Schwarzenegger’s divorce, the News of the World scandal, and a whole host of new free legal help in our employment section. We also share a guest post and check back on the continuing fight against online piracy.

WikiLeaks Going Back to Court? This Time, As a Plaintiff?

When the financial powerhouses of Europe shut down donation channels to the secret-spreading website, WikiLeaks lost its biggest stream of cash. Read how they plan on opening that stream up with the help of an EU antitrust law.

Lessons from the Schwarzenegger – Shriver Divorcef

Arnold and Maria’s actual divorce has been much quieter than their very public falling out. The reason? A pair of scrupulously private attorneys driving the process. We take a look at the lessons everyone — not just celebrities — can learn from the divorcees.

Hacking Scandal: British Tabloid “News of the World” To Shut Down After 168 Years

Rupert Murdoch’s monstrously successful tabloid shut down over the weekend amid a wide-reaching hacking scandal. Are more British papers to follow? A former deputy prime minister says “yes.”

ISPs Align with Media Conglomerates to Fight Piracy Online

In their continued attempt to fight piracy and protect their profits, Big Media dramatically changed tactics last week, engaging Internet service providers directly while foregoing government intervention.

Using Email Newsletters to Marker your Law Practice 

Allison C. Shields stops by the Sociable Lawyer blog to give us some advice about email newsletters. She writes a comprehensive and thoroughly helpful guest post on how to maximize this technology.

The Good, The Bad, and The Google+

Sociable Lawyer continues its look at social media, this time by taking a peek at Google’s brand new offering, Google+. While it’s too early to tell how Google+ will hold up in the long term, some lawyers have already embraced the technology.

New Articles in Our Employment Help Section

We’re constantly adding free legal help articles on Rocket Lawyer. Click on the link above to check out our section on employment, then feel free to browse our other areas. If you can’t find what you need, leave us a comment and we’ll try to take care of you.

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