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.
We know the internet gathers information on us in different ways but commentator Jay Kesan discusses one instance that might have gone too far.
The recent ruling on the Washington Redskins' trademarks may not bring the changes one might think. Jay Kesan explaines what the decision means in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
This week's Legal Issues in the News is a lesson on one set of those books often seen, but rarely cracked open by the masses. Travis McDade is this week's commentator.
Christine Hurt has been a regular Legal Issues in the News commentator for nearly 4 years. In her final installment, she discusses the recent Supreme Court concerning women's access to contraception. You can hear Legal Issues in the News every Monday on Morning Edition or listen online at will.illinois.edu.