In Legal Terms show

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.

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 In Legal Terms: Supreme Court Justices | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest Constitutional Law scholar Professor Chris Green gives us information about the appointment of Supreme Court Justices.

 In Legal Terms: Genetic Testing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

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.

 In Legal Terms: Gerrymandering | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

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.

 In Legal Terms: Attorney - Client Privilege | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Our guest expert Professor Ron Rychlak with us about Attorney - Client Privilege term applies to the right an individual has for the information he gives his attorney that it be kept confidential.

 In Legal Terms: Human Trafficking | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888Information about Human Trafficking in the 21st Century with guest Professor Michele Alexandre. from the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi Combatting Human Trafficking (from the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi)  Polaris Project Shared Hope International   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. Mississippi Catholics Against Human Trafficking hosts awareness presentations.

 In Legal Terms: Tariffs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Our guest, Professor Antonia Eliason, gives us a history and a current events lesson on tariffs.

 In Legal Terms: Mississippi Center for Justice | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

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.

 In Legal Terms: NMRLS | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest were from North Mississippi Rural Legal Services and discussed the free, civil legal services and representation that they provide. 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

 In Legal Terms: Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest Jim Hood, Attorney General of Mississippi talks about the mission of his office. 601-359-3680Consumer Protection Division of the AG's Office: 1-800-281-4418Mentioned in the broadcast: Department of Human Services:   601-359-4500

 In Legal Terms: Alcohol Laws in Mississippi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest expert, attorney Francis Springer, answered calls about the alcohol laws in Mississippi.Departmen of Revenue for the State of Mississippi: Tobacco, Beer, and Alcholo FAQs

 In Legal Terms: New Tax Laws | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest host Java Chatman and Professor Richard Gershon talk about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

 In Legal Terms: Employment Law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest  attorney James Simpson took listener calls on Employment Law.

 In Legal Terms: Sports Betting in Mississippi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest Professor Ron Rychlak Professor Richard Gershon discuss the new sports betting laws with today's host, Jay White.

 In Legal Terms: Construction Law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest: construction law attorney and adjunct professor David Mockbee.

 In Legal Terms: Pro Bono Initiative | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Guest: Kristine Simpson, new director of the University of Mississippi Law School's Pro Bono Initiative. is the calendar of mini-clinics the program offers where student and attorney volunteers and clients can meet is the link to 30 free law clincs around the state held in June during Access to Justice Month Center for Legal Services 1-800-498-1804 Court forms:


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