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.
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.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Paul Heald explores a case of audio manipulation and the rights of the affected actress.
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.
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.
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.
There are several legal avenues one can take to settle a dispute. Legal Issues commentator Verity Winship examines what happened when some questioned the path assigned their case and why it matters.
Remember the VCR? In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Professor Paul Heald explores the fine line providers walk to give customers access to the television shows they want, when they want them.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Jay Kesan give us an update on the laws affecting your ability to use your cell phone with differnt service providers.
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.