Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - May 27, 2013

Administering Assistance

Compensation Fund Czar Kenneth Feinberg has been tasked to administer One Fund Boston. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how the fund will operate, and what makes it different from compensation funds in the past.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - May 20, 2013

Kobe v Mom

When cherished memories become valuable memorabilia the situation can sometimes lead involved parties to court. Travis McDade has the details of one such high-profile case in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - May 13, 2013

Much Ado About Twitter

Have you heard?  Justin Beiber is gay, an explosion rocked the Whitehouse, and a protest group has plans to disrupt the Bay Area rapid transit system.  It’s not all true, but it’s all on Twitter. And it is disrupting us.  In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan asks what the law should do about this?


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - May 06, 2013

Legal Tax Evasion?

Internet shoppers, get ready for the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013.  This week on Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains why online purchasers may start costing a little bit more:  sales tax.