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.
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
Guest Professor Ben Cooper suggests ways to select a lawyer. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/benjamin-p-cooper/
10 Reasons You SHOULD Participate in Jury Duty The American jury trial is a constitutional right. The jury trial is a vital part of America’s system of checks and balances. The founding fathers included jury trials in the constitution because jury trials prevent tyranny. Trial by jury is a unique part of America’s democracy. Jury trials provide an opportunity for citizens to participate in the process of governing. Jury trials educate jurors about the justice system. Jury trials provide a method of peaceful dispute resolution. Jury trials offer the voice of the people to the civil and criminal justice systems. Jurors exemplify the principle of equality. Jurors learn the value of deliberation.
Guest Professor Rebecca Morgan discusses Elder Law. http://www.stetson.edu/law/faculty/morgan-rebecca-c/Find a service near you: Mississippi Areas on Aging http://www.caremississippi.org/list10_mississippi_Aging_Services_senior_centers.htmHow to start a conversation about end of life wishes https://theconversationproject.org/Elder Consumer Protection videos http://www.stetson.edu/law/academics/elder/ecpp/Mississippi Advance Health Care Directive http://www.health.msstate.edu/healthcenter/forms/advance_healthcare_directive.pdfMississippi Department of Human Services: Vulnerable Person Abuse Hotline 1-844-737-6282Mississippi Department of Health: Division of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification complaint line: 1-800-227-7308
Guest Professor Hans Sinha discusses the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016.The bill expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice and the FBI to investigate and prosecute criminal civil rights statutes violations that occurred before 1980 and resulted in a death.
Our guest: Chancery Court Judge Haydn Roberts explains child custody factors - Albright Factors.https://www.rankincounty.org/department/index.php?structureid=39More information: The Better Chancery Practive Blog: Judge Larry Primeaux's Blog about Practive in Mississippi's Chancery Courts https://betterchancery.com/2010/07/19/trial-by-checklist-child-custody-factors/A caller also asked about the Mississippi Commission for Judicial Performance http://www.judicialperformance.ms.gov/Pages/Home.aspx