Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 27, 2011

Wal-Mart and the Discrimination Lawsuit

Wal-Mart and the Discrimination Lawsuit

Class Actions, Gender Discrimination, Wal-Mart and the Supreme Court. This week in Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how the nation's largest employment discrimination class action lawsuit ended before it really began.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 20, 2011

Is a Car Chase a Violent Felony?

Is a Car Chase a Violent Felony?

Ten days ago the Supreme Court decided whether fleeing from police is a violent felony. Interestingly, this is the fourth time since 2007 the court has been called to interpret the same clause of a Reagan-era anti-crime measure. And at least one justice is getting tired of it. Travis McDade explains in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 13, 2011

Tattoo Rights: The Artist or the Body?

Tattoo Rights: The Artist or the Body?

In this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News, we consider whether tattoos can be copyrighted by tattoo artists. The recently released blockbuster, Hangover Part II, raised this precise question when Warner Brothers was accused of copyright infringement of the tattoo design famously sported by Mike Tyson. Jay Kesan (kay-sen) has the details.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 06, 2011

Taking a Bite out of Chuck E. Cheese’s

Taking a Bite out of Chuck E. Cheese's

Many parents may be tired of the kids dragging them to a restaurant because of a kids' meal toy or the arcade games, but one parent in California is suing Chuck E Cheese's. Christine Hurt explains why in the week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.