A handgun is on display during a seminar on gun violence in Springfield, Ill.

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Focus - January 22, 2014

Conceal and carry law now in effect

Illinois new conceal and carry law took effect January 1. This hour on Focus, we’ll talk about what citizens who aren’t gun owners can expect from people who will soon be concealing a loaded weapon on their person.

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Focus - January 16, 2014

Net Neutrality

Tuesday, a circuit court in Washington D.C. struck down rules ensuring net neutrality. This hour on Focus we’ll talk about what that means for the internet.

courtroom gavel and scales

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Focus - October 15, 2013

When to Grant Clemency?

Friday, Governor Pat Quinn granted 65 clemency requests while working through a backlog of cases left by Fmr. Gov. Rod Blagojevich. This hour on Focus, we’ll talk about why and when clemency requests are granted.

Illinois Supreme Court Judges

Focus - September 09, 2013

The Illinois Supreme Court Fall Term

Who’re your state’s Supreme Court justices? What decisions are they making for you this fall? This hour on Focus, we’ll talk about some of the cases before the Illinois Supreme Court and will learn more about who’s on the court and how they’re likely to vote.

US Supreme Court Justices (2010)

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Focus - June 11, 2013

Decisions, Decisions: The 2012-2013 Supreme Court Term

This hour on Focus, we talk about US Supreme Court decisions that have already been made this term, and some that will set new precedents in the coming weeks. Do you have questions about any of the cases currently before the high court?

Focus - April 02, 2013

The Lawyer Bubble

Legal services are increasingly expensive and, in some places in the state, hard to find. This hour on Focus, we talked with John Thies, President of the Illinois State Bar Association, which is calling for change in how the state educates it attorneys, and Steven Harper, author of the new book “The Lawyer Bubble.”

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