Sean Anderson University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law

January 14, 2019 - Legal Issues In the News

Elk Hunting and Treaty Rights

In this week's Legal Issues in the News the University of Illinois College of Law's Sean Anderson dissects hunting law and Native American Treaty rights.


Bob Lawless from the University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law

May 07, 2018 - Legal Issues In the News

Presidential Subpoenas

In this week's Legal Issues in the News the University of Illinois College of Law's Bob Lawless explains giving the President a subpoena.


University of Illinois College of Law

October 24, 2016 - Legal Issues In the News

Masks in the Law

In this week's Legal Issues in the News from the University of Illinois College of Law, Bob Lawless talks about masks in public.


University of Illinois College of Law

September 07, 2015 - Legal Issues In the News

Backpage.com Versus the Cook County Sheriff

In  this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Sean Anderson looks at the online classified service Backpage.com and the Cook County sheriff who tried a novel way to combat alleged illegal activities on the site.


University of Illinois College of Law

July 20, 2015 - Legal Issues In the News

Is Clemency Still Needed?

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Sean Anderson looks at the history of executive clemency and whether it's still needed today.


September 15, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Let’s Make a Deal

The NFL has been in the news a lot in recent weeks because of the release of a video showing a violent domestic exchange. In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Matt Andres talks about the use of alternative sentencing.


August 11, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Death Penalty - Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

The death penalty has been a topic of hot debate for years. Commentator Matt Andres discusses some recent events and a court ruling that may play a significant role in the use of the death penalty in the future. Here's this week's Legal Issues in the News.


June 16, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Origins of Reality TV

In this week's Legal Issues in the News commentator Christine Hurt talks about double jeopardy and its relationship to a certain television drama.


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