Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - September 17, 2012

The Core of Apple v Samsung

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(Duration: 3:29)

Thinking of buying a new smart phone? Your choice may come down to either the iPhone or….the iPhone, based on a recent court ruling. Jay Kesan explains in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - September 10, 2012

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover

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In Illinois, every dog gest a fair shake before sentencing, but some dogs don’t fare as well in other locations. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt tells us how certain dog breeds face being unfairly profiled.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - September 04, 2012

Rooted in Law

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(Duration: 3:33)

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.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - August 27, 2012

I Spy Someone Spying

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Americans spend billions of dollars each year trying to fight off malicious spyware. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan shows that the spies are sometimes much closer to you than you might think.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - August 20, 2012

Goldrush and the IRS

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Now that the Olympics are over, our favorite Olympians have another season to prepare for – tax season. On this week’s Legal issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains why Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin have to pay a little green for all that gold.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - August 13, 2012

Hook, Line and Sinker

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No one really looks for the gold at the end of a rainbow, right? In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Travis McDade explores some of the get-rich-quick scams and the tactics used to find willing participants.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - August 06, 2012

Going for the Goldfinger

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Have you seen the funny and witty video that opened the 2012 Olympic Games? Well, if you haven’t, it is unlikely that you will. Jay Kesan explains in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - July 30, 2012

1st and 10, Don’t Do It Again

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We generally think of federal and state statutes as being “the law”. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses how private organizational rules can sometimes be superior to the law.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - July 16, 2012

FOIA v TMI

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(Duration: 3:47)

Bird flu is back in the news, a mutated and more contagious form of the disease no less. Both the U.S. and the Netherlands have lost containment…. not on the virus, as you might be expecting…. rather they have lost containment on the research relating to the virus. Here’s Jay Kesan with this week’s Legal Issues in the News.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - July 09, 2012

Fine Line of Friendly Finance

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John Edwards’ career was stopped in its tracks by revelations of an extramarital affair, and recent prosecutions threatened to put him behind bars. This week on Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how mistresses and federal election laws don’t mix.


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