In Legal Terms
Summary: Have you ever wanted to know the definition of a legal term? Do you find yourself wondering what your rights are when it comes to your property, marriage, or health? If you answered yes to one of those questions, In Legal Terms is the show for you. Tune in and learn more about your legal rights and how the law affects your day to day life. In Legal Terms is hosted by some of Mississippi's top legal leaders and experts. The show is set to consistently provide thought-provoking commentary and opinions on legal topics, whether local or national. Court trials, U.S. Supreme Court arguments, hearings, and other timely legal topics are all covered on In Legal Terms. Get the answers you’ve been searching for Tuesday mornings at 10 on MPB Think Radio.
Guest Constitutional Law scholar Professor Chris Green gives us information about the appointment of Supreme Court Justices. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/christopher-green/
Guest Professor Stacey Lantagne discusses the new field of law dealing with DNA issues. Also: UM Law School to Host Originalism Debate in Constitution Day ObservanceSept. 17 in the Robert C. Khayat Law Center, in Weems Auditorium at 12:30. The event is free and open to the public.The celebration will feature a debate between UM associate professor of law Christopher Green and Georgia State University law professor Eric Segall titled “What is Originalism, and Is It a Good Idea?” They will discuss how the Constitution should be interpreted today.https://law.olemiss.edu/event/constitution-day-commemoration/
Gerrymandering: manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class. We'll talk about the history and present and the future of district drawing. Guest Professor Hans Sinha speaks with us. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/hans-p-sinha/
Our guest expert Professor Ron Rychlak https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/ronald-j-rychlak/speaks with us about Attorney - Client Privilege https://thelawdictionary.org/attorney-client-privilege/This term applies to the right an individual has for the information he gives his attorney that it be kept confidential.
National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888Information about Human Trafficking in the 21st Century with guest Professor Michele Alexandre. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/michele-alexandre/PDF from the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi http://www.ago.state.ms.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/human-traffickingFINAL.pdfOrganizations Combatting Human Trafficking (from the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi) Polaris Project https://polarisproject.org/ Shared Hope International https://sharedhope.org/ https://advocatesforfreedom.org/who-we-are/ AFF is a faith-based organization dedicated to ending the exploitation, sale and enslavement of men, women and children. We provide resources, education and training to bring awareness about human trafficking.http://www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org/events/mcaht Mississippi Catholics Against Human Trafficking hosts awareness presentations.
Our guest, Professor Antonia Eliason, gives us a history and a current events lesson on tariffs. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/antonia-eliason/
Mississippi Center for Justice is a nonprofit, public interest law firm committed to advancing racial and economic justice.The firm's president, Reilly Morse, was our guest. Focus areas of the Center: education, housing, consumer protection, health care.Phone numbers: Jackson 601-352-2269; Biloxi 228-435-7284; Indianola 662-887-6570 http://mscenterforjustice.orgChamptions of Justice Dinner, October 18th, 2018, Jackson Convention Center. Honorees are Representtive Robert Clark and Carol Penick. http://www.mscenterforjustice.org/events
Guest were from North Mississippi Rural Legal Services and discussed the free, civil legal services and representation that they provide. http://nmrls.com/ Al Cutturini, Director of Elder Law Services Ben Wilkerson, LITC Director and Managing Attorney Stephanie Golbert, law student Sttate-wide Intake Hotline1-800-498-1804 http://mslegalservices.orgMS Center for Legal Services http://mscenterforlegalservices.org
Guest Jim Hood, Attorney General of Mississippi talks about the mission of his office. http://www.ago.state.ms.us/ 601-359-3680Consumer Protection Division of the AG's Office: 1-800-281-4418Mentioned in the broadcast: Department of Human Services: http://www.mdhs.ms.gov/ 601-359-4500
Guest expert, attorney Francis Springer https://www.springerlawoffice.com/about/, answered calls about the alcohol laws in Mississippi.Departmen of Revenue for the State of Mississippi: Tobacco, Beer, and Alcholo FAQs http://www.dor.ms.gov/Pages/ABC-QA.aspx
Guest host Java Chatman and Professor Richard Gershon talk about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Guest attorney James Simpson took listener calls on Employment Law. http://www.allensummers.com/attorneys/jamessimpson/
Guest Professor Ron Rychlak https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/ronald-j-rychlak/and Professor Richard Gershon discuss the new sports betting laws with today's host, Jay White.
Guest: construction law attorney and adjunct professor David Mockbee. https://www.mhdlaw.com/attorney-profiles/david-mockbee/
Guest: Kristine Simpson, new director of the University of Mississippi Law School's Pro Bono Initiative. https://law.olemiss.edu/academics-programs/clinics/pro-bono-initiative/Here is the calendar of mini-clinics the program offers where student and attorney volunteers and clients can meet https://law.olemiss.edu/academics-programs/clinics/pro-bono-initiative/Here is the link to 30 free law clincs around the state held in June during Access to Justice Month https://courts.ms.gov/newsite2/news/2018/05.24.18Legal%20clinics%20statewide%20June.phpMississippi Center for Legal Services 1-800-498-1804 http://www.mscenterforlegalservices.org/Federal Court forms: http://www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/forms