July 30, 2012 - Legal Issues In the News

1st and 10, Don’t Do It Again

We generally think of federal and state statutes as being “the law”. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses how private organizational rules can sometimes be superior to the law.


July 09, 2012 - Legal Issues In the News

Fine Line of Friendly Finance

John Edwards’ career was stopped in its tracks by revelations of an extramarital affair, and recent prosecutions threatened to put him behind bars. This week on Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how mistresses and federal election laws don’t mix.


July 02, 2012 - Legal Issues In the News

Similar v Synonymous

Sometimes it can be a struggle to find just the right word. In this week’s edition of Legal Issues in the news, commentator Travis McDade single-handedly tracks down the preferred usage of two similar words.