University of Illinois College of Law's Verity Winship

University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News - April 02, 2018

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

Legal Issues In the News - October 03, 2016

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

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.

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 - 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 - June 23, 2014

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.

Legal Issues In the News - April 21, 2014

Image is Everything

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

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.