Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - November 04, 2013 ~ Comment (0)

Say Cheese!

Photos of people are posted to the internet all the time. But what if you didn’t post it and want it taken down. Travis McDade visits one such case in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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That’s A Lot of Profit for a Non-Profit

Most college towns enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with their college or university.  The university provides top-notch jobs, brings talented students to the area, and attracts cultural events; while the local government makes sure the area is a great place to live.  But as Jay Kesan explains, one famous college town is fighting for one more benefit:  tax revenue. Here’s this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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Rockin Robin

Facebook shares have been available to the public for some time now, and Twitter is preparing to do the same. Christine Hurt examines some of the legal workings of such events in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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...Like a Ton of Bricks

Inspiration. When we find it, the results are hopefully positive even if the source of inspiration may not be. Commentator Travis McDade gives an account of where his inspiration came from for this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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Dance Dance Copyright Revolution

Remember those “Best of” compilation CDs, from those infomercials? Two music industry trends are butting heads in court in a classic battle of old-school versus new-school. Jay Kesan  takes a closer look in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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Let’s Be Reasonable

In some areas the law is black and white. But in some cases, there is room left for interpretation. Commentator Christine Hurt explains one legal term and its potential impact in the courtroom. Here’s this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


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Is it All About Money?

In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, commentator Travis McDade updates one of his earlier pieces about one man’s quest to prove he is the father of a king.


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No Car for You

In the market for a new car?  How about an award-winning, super chic, all-electric Tesla Model S?  However, there are laws in certain states that prevent Tesla stores from operating. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan explains how deciding to buy a Tesla may be easier than getting one to your driveway.


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Not All Fun and Games

Professional football players get paid a lot of money compared to the rest of us, so we may feel that they are well-compensated for the hits and rattles they sustain in the game.  In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt analyzes a recently settled lawsuit between the NFL and its injured players.


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Humble Beginnings

With the start of a new school year it is natural to focus on the future. But with another terrific group of law students joining the campus this year, it is worth remembering how law at the University of Illinois started. Travis McDade looks back in this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.


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