Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - January 31, 2011

They Make How Much Money?

They Make How Much Money?

Last week, new laws went into effect to regulate executive compensation. In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explores why we care so much about how much strangers make.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - January 24, 2011

When is Art Forgery a Crime?

When is Art Forgery a Crime?

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The New York Times last week noted the case of a curious forger. A man named Mark Landis has been going around the country, donating works to museums that he claims are by more famous artists - not in exchange for money but what the Times reported was "a kind of satisfaction at seeing his works accepted as authentic." One of the many questions this raises is - if he didn't sell these works, is this a crime? Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.