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.


Jennifer Pahre

University of Illinois College of Law

February 05, 2018 - Legal Issues In the News

Public Accommodations, Cakes And The Consititution

In this week's Legal Issues in the News  the University of Illinois College of Law's Jennifer Pahre takes a look at what is public accommodation in the law. 


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.


University of Illinois College of Law

October 02, 2017 - Legal Issues In the News

Accessing Justice in the Bankruptcy System

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, the University of Illinois College of Law's Bob Lawless takes a look at the bankruptcy system and race. 


November 03, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Patent or Copyright?

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Paul Heald explores the difference in protection under patent and copyright law.


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.


August 25, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Media Copyright and Internet Broadcast

Remember the VCR? In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Professor Paul Heald explores the fine line providers walk to give customers access to the television shows they want, when they want them.


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.