September 30, 2013

Let’s Be Reasonable

In some areas the law is black and white. But in some cases, there is room left for interpretation. Commentator Christine Hurt explains one legal term and its potential impact in the courtroom. Here’s this week’s Legal Issues in the News.

September 09, 2013

Not All Fun and Games

Professional football players get paid a lot of money compared to the rest of us, so we may feel that they are well-compensated for the hits and rattles they sustain in the game.  In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt analyzes a recently settled lawsuit between the NFL and its injured players.

September 02, 2013

Humble Beginnings

With the start of a new school year it is natural to focus on the future. But with another terrific group of law students joining the campus this year, it is worth remembering how law at the University of Illinois started. Travis McDade looks back in this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News.