Legal Issues in the News

WILL - Legal Issues in the News - November 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

But Not a Jury of One’s Peers

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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.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - November 10, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

The Many Faces of Due Process

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When it comes to the law, we all think we have a right to our day in court. But that is only one aspect of the due process clause. The U.S. Constitution also limits the reach of courts and protects defendants. More from commentator Verity Winship.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - November 03, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Patent or Copyright?

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In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Paul Heald explores the difference in protection under patent and copyright law.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - October 27, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Discovering the Smoking Gun

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There is a lot that goes into preparing a court case. One aspect involves the collection of information by both sides. Commentator Verity Winship helps us understand how the law has to balance a person's privacy against the pursuit of justice.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - October 20, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

iOSecurity

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(Duration: 3:47)

Professor Jay Kesan directs the Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. You can hear Legal Issues in the News each Monday on Morning Edition or listen online at will.illinois.edu.


WILL - Legal Issues in the News - October 13, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Will Illinois Gamble on the Evolution of Gaming Laws?

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(Duration: 3:51)

Do you know if that monthly poker game is really legal? Commentator Matt Andres discusses current Illinois gambling laws and how recent decisions in other states might influence future laws in this week's Legal Issues in the News.



WILL - Legal Issues in the News - September 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Franchise Structure

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There is legal significance to the way businesses are structured. National or international companies who offer franchise opportunites are no exception. Commentator Verity Winship highlights why the structures matter in this week's 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 - September 08, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Hitching a Ride

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Jay Kesan gives us a look at a debate going on in Chicago about the taxicab and rideshare industries in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


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