Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 30, 2008

DC Gun control and the Supreme Court

DC Gun control and the Supreme Court

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(Duration: 3:19)

The United States Supreme Court decided late last week that Washington, D.C.'s gun control law was an unconstitutional restriction on the right to bear arms. But even though the Court's decision has been called "landmark ," it's not the first time a court has faced the issue.

Commentator Amy Gajda takes us back to 1822 in this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 23, 2008

The Gay Divorcee

The Gay Divorce

The Gay Divorce

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(Duration: 3:21)

There's been a rush to the courthouse in California for gay couples who wish to marry. But commentator Amy Gajda's thinking of what happens next...and when she thinks of The Gay Divorcee, she's not thinking of the 1934 film classic with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 16, 2008

Accidental release of top-secret information

Accidental release of top-secret information

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(Duration: 2:58)

Sometimes top-secret information can be revealed accidentally...and that's something that can also happen with electronic files. Commentator Amy Gajda explains metadata and how law's struggles with it can inform even non-lawyers.