Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - September 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Let’s Make a Deal

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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.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - August 11, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Death Penalty - Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

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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.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - June 16, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Origins of Reality TV

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In this week's Legal Issues in the News commentator Christine Hurt talks about double jeopardy and its relationship to a certain television drama.



WILL - Legal Issues in the News - November 25, 2013 ~ Comment (0)

Filibuster Supreme

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The appointment of federal judges is serious business. Travis McDade has the details in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - February 04, 2013

Conceal Carry in Illinois

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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.