August 11, 2014

Death Penalty - Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

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.


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July 21, 2014

Redskins Trademarks Cancelled

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.


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July 14, 2014

The Sweet Smell of Reporters

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.


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July 07, 2014

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores

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.


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June 30, 2014

The Right to be Forgotten

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.


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June 23, 2014

In Hathi Trust

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.


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June 16, 2014

Origins of Reality TV

In this week's Legal Issues in the News commentator Christine Hurt talks about double jeopardy and its relationship to a certain television drama.


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June 09, 2014

Net Neutrality

Jay Kesan discusses the latest in the debate regarding access to high internet speeds in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


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May 19, 2014

Heartbleed

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.


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