University of Illinois College of Law's Verity Winship

University of Illinois College of Law

April 02, 2018 - Legal Issues In the News

Illinois vs. Facebook

In this week's Legal Issues in the News the University of Illinois College of Law's Verity Winship breaks down Illinois v. Facebook.


University of Illinois College of Law

October 03, 2016 - Legal Issues In the News

Getty Images and Public Domain Photos

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, University of Illinois College of Law's Paul Heald discusses whether or not it is illegal for Getty Images to charge for the use of public domain photos.


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.


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.


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.


June 23, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

In Hathi Trust

Commentator Travis McDade dives into a specific area of copyright law and the digitization of books in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


April 21, 2014 - Legal Issues In the News

Image is Everything

Travis McDade talks about the use of celebrity images in this week's Legal Issues in the News.


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.