Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - March 26, 2012

Contraception and Election Season

Contraception and Election Season

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(Duration: 3:42)

This election year, a number of candidates seem to be campaigning on a topic some would have thought long decided: birth control. In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt brings us up to speed on the history of contraception laws in the United States.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - March 19, 2012

Try, and Try Again

Try, and Try Again

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(Duration: 3:37)

Travis McDade explores the rule of double-jeopardy in the justice system and when a person just might be tried again, even after being acquitted. Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - March 12, 2012

Music Copyright and the Royalty Trail

Music Copyright and the Royalty Trail

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(Duration: 3:36)

The recent passing of Whitney Houston had DJs loading their playlists with her songs. Jay Kesan explores the world of music copyright and explains where the royalty money goes. Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - March 05, 2012

College Admissions and Affirmative Action

College Admissions and Affirmative Action

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(Duration: 3:30)

This is the time of year when high school seniors across the country are hoping for admission to their colleges of choice. On Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses a new university admissions case to be heard at the Supreme Court.