University of Illinois College of Law

October 08, 2018 - Legal Issues In the News

The SEC versus Elon Musk

In this week's Legal Issues in the News the University of Illinois College of Law's Verity Winship explains the SEC versus Elon Musk.


University of Illinois College of Law

October 30, 2017 - Legal Issues In the News

Illinois’s Freedom to Work Law

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, the University of Illinois College of Law's Bob Lawless, explains covenants not to compete laws in Illinois.


September 22, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Franchise Structure

There is legal significance to the way businesses are structured. National or international companies who offer franchise opportunites are no exception. Commentator Verity Winship highlights why the structures matter in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


March 31, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Whiskey v Bourbon

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Travis McDade gets into the nitty gritty of whiskey and bourbon, specifically in Tennessee.


December 02, 2013 - Legal Issues In the News

Champing at the Bit

Forms of payment come in many varieties and have changed greatly over the course of time. Commentator Christine hurt explores one of the newest methods of squaring up in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.