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.
Steps have been taken to increase the privacy rights of individuals online. Jay Kesan has the details in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
Commentator Travis McDade dives into a specific area of copyright law and the digitization of books in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News commentator Christine Hurt talks about double jeopardy and its relationship to a certain television drama.
Jay Kesan discusses the latest in the debate regarding access to high internet speeds in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan give us an idea of how Heartbleed works and how the law views such attacks.