The NFL has been in the news a lot in recent weeks because of the release of a video showing a violent domestic exchange. In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Matt Andres talks about the use of alternative sentencing.
The death penalty has been a topic of hot debate for years. Commentator Matt Andres discusses some recent events and a court ruling that may play a significant role in the use of the death penalty in the future. Here's this week's Legal Issues in the News.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News commentator Christine Hurt talks about double jeopardy and its relationship to a certain television drama.
Travis McDade explains how juries don't always have to be unanimous to render a verdict in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
The appointment of federal judges is serious business. Travis McDade has the details in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.
In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting there has been a lot of discussion about gun laws. Commentator Travis McDade explores some of Illinois’ history on the issue and where the law stands today.