University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News - October 08, 2018

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

Legal Issues In the News - February 05, 2018

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

Legal Issues In the News - October 30, 2017

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

Legal Issues In the News - October 02, 2017

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. 

Legal Issues In the News - November 03, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - September 22, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - August 25, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - March 31, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - December 02, 2013

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.