Travis McDade explores the rule of double-jeopardy in the justice system and when a person just might be tried again, even after being acquitted. Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.
Legal Issues in the News
The recent passing of Whitney Houston had DJs loading their playlists with her songs. Jay Kesan explores the world of music copyright and explains where the royalty money goes. Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.
This is the time of year when high school seniors across the country are hoping for admission to their colleges of choice. On Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses a new university admissions case to be heard at the Supreme Court.
Copyright law has many facets, maybe none more confusing than the protections afforded to derivative works. Travis McDade explains it is an issue that almost got some local artists in trouble. Here's this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News
On January 18, 2012, Wikipedia and thousands of other websites wend dark to raise awareness over the Stop Online Piracy Act. Jay Kesan looks deeper into the issue in this week's Legal Issues in the news.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt reports on a proposed law that may specifically ban insider trading inside the D.C. Beltway.
Travis McDade breaks down Illinois' Class A misdemeanor in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
Jay Kesan explains the possible pitfalls of cut and paste home décor in this week's edition of Legal Issues in the news.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how in our progressive tax system, two wealthy individuals are taxed at lower rates than most taxpayers.
Time again for Legal Issues in the News. Travis McDade talks about some of the sensitive issues of collecting information from turbulent periods of history.