Sean Anderson University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News - January 14, 2019

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.

Sean Anderson from the University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News - October 22, 2018

A Primer On Lower Federal Courts

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, the University of Illinois College of Law's Sean Anderson gives an explanation of the lower federal courts.

Bob Lawless from the University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News - May 07, 2018

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

Legal Issues In the News - October 24, 2016

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

Legal Issues In the News - September 07, 2015

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

Legal Issues In the News - July 20, 2015

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.

Legal Issues In the News - September 15, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - August 11, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - June 16, 2014

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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