Here is a rundown of May’s highest scoring lawyers on Justia Legal Answers, along with a look at which Onward blog and Facebook posts readers viewed the most.
Justia Legal Answers’ Top 10 Legal Answerers for May 2011
- Mark A. Siesel, 3475 points, 70 answers
- Rodney John Alberto, 2,747 oints, 57 answers
- Burton A. Padove, 2,680 points, 54 answers
- Ryan P. Sullivan, 950 points, 22 answers
- Andrew Bresalier, 701 points, 14 answers
- Jeffrey D. Heck, 360 points, 8 answers
- Robert James Reynolds, 350 points, 7 answers
- J. Richard Kulerski Esq., 300 points, 6 answers
- Eric M Wiechert, 300 points, 7 answers
- David Philip Shapiro Esq, 281 points, 6 answers
Our Top 10 May Onward blog posts:
- Courtney Minick’s post on CALI’s Free Law Reporter , a database with published (official) legal opinions and an easy-to-use search interface for legal research.
- Courtney’s analysis of PACER’s and FDSys’s announcement about ‘free’ case law, and how they didn’t exactly make all their opinions ‘free.’
- Justia’s Top 10 Lists for April (of course!)
- Cicely Wilson’s look at a California bill aiming to enhance privacy protections for library users.
- Justia’s look at state and federal laws regulating puppy mills.
- Cicely reported on the Florida Senate’s decision to drop its attempt to split the state’s Supreme Court in two.
- Gabriel Saldana highlighted Justia’s Cuban legal resources. ¡Viva la revolución del la ley gratis!
- We highlighted Justia’s trip to NYC to meet with our friends at Cornell’s Legal Information Institute, and clients.
- Ken Chan shared some Memorial Day history with us.
- Another post from Ken noted that May is a month chock full of congressional resolutions.
Our Top 10 May Facebook Posts:
- Dog lovers and defenders of dog eaters were fascinated by animal rights activists in China who saved a truckload of dogs destined for dinner plates in Chinese restaurants.
- Many of our friends were intrigued by our post on puppy mill laws.
- The revelation that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver were ending their marriage, and that he fathered their ex-housekeeper’s son, caught the attention of many, including the boy’s supposed ‘dad.’
- The Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision upholding an Arizona law that punishes businesses for knowingly hiring illegal aliens prompted friends to share their views.
- When IHOP (pancakes) sued IHOP (church), many people were hungry to read the lawsuit.
- PayPal sued two former executives for joining Google, and allegedly helping launch Google Wallet.
- The FDA was sued to stop the use of human antibiotics in animal feed, a practice that worries some doctors about encouraging drug-resistant bacteria.
- The U.S. Senate renewed the Patriot Act.
- Fish being mislabeled had consumers wondering about some fishy things.
- Texas legislators weighed in on what they believed was a tough legal issue (no, not the death penalty) – whether to legalize fishing by hand.
Thanks for visting, and check back regularly in June for a fresh dose of Justia legal insight.