December 15, 2014

Whistleblowers

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Verity Winship looks at "whistleblower" laws and a case involving it that's before the US Supreme Court.


December 08, 2014

Demystifying the Grand Jury

With the recent grand jury decision in St. Louis not to indict police office Darren Wilson, a spotlight has been placed on how grand juries works. Commentator Matt Andres looks what exactly they juries do.


November 24, 2014

Stairway to Heaven Copyright Trial

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Jay Kesan brings us up-to-date with a copyright infingement case brought against the classic rock band Led Zeppelin regarding one of their biggest hits, "Stairway to Heaven."


November 17, 2014

But Not a Jury of One’s Peers

Recently, two high-profile court cases have looked at the question of what racial makeup constitutes a jury of one's peers. Commentator Matt Andres discusses how juries are picked and if there are inequities in these pools.


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