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: Cliff Johnson, Assistant Professor of Law and Director , MacArthur Justice Centerhttps://law.olemiss.edu/academics-programs/clinics/macarthur-justice-clinic/American Civil Liberties - Mississippi https://www.aclu-ms.org/
Guest Andre' de Gruy, Director of the Office of State Public Defender, discusses Public Defenders in Mississippi. http://www.ospd.ms.gov/index.htmWe learned about the Mississippi Public Defender Task Force report released recently. https://courts.ms.gov/Newsite2/news/2018/03.18.18Indigent%20defense.php
Our guest, attorney R. Kelly Kyle from the Kyle- Winn Law Firm answered questions on the best way to avoid probate after a death. http://www.kyle-wynn.com/r.-kelly-kyle.htmlMr. Kyle also hosts hosts "Peace of Mind Estate Planning" http://www.kyle-wynn.com/radio.htmlon WJNT 1180 every Tuesday morning.Upcoming seminars on estate planning hosted by Kelly Kyle:Gulfport, Holiday Inn, 9515 US 49, Tuesday, April 3, 2:30 PMGulfport, Holiday Inn, 9515 US 49, Tuesday, April 3, 6:00 PMOcean Springs, Holiday Inn Express, 7301 Washington Ave., Wed. April 4, 10:00 AMOcean Springs, Holiday Inn Express, 7301 Washington Ave., Wed. April 4, 2:30 PM Diamondhead County Club, 7600 Country Club Drive, Thursday, April 5, 10:00 AM Diamondhead County Club, 7600 Country Club Drive, Thursday, April 5, 2:30 PM Pascagoula, Hilton Garden Inn, 2703 Denny Avenue, Friday, April 6, 10:00 AM Pascagoula, Hilton Garden Inn, 2703 Denny Avenue, Friday, April 6, 2:30 PM Gulfport, Holiday Inn, 9515 US 49, Saturday, April 7, 10:00 AM
Professor Richard Gershon of the University of Mississippi School of Law answers tax law questions. 2017 tax returns and owed tax payments are due Tuesday, April 17th, 2018.
Today's topic: Good client / lawyer relationship
Guest, attorney, and adjunct professor David O'Donnell answers calls and talks about automobile accidents and insurance issues in Mississippi. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/david-o-donnell/
Biloxi attorney Tina Seymour Demoran joins us to discuss the legal issues involved in starting a business. Mississippi Secretary of State Office http://www.sos.ms.gov/BusinessServices/Pages/default.aspx SCORE https://www.score.org/ Mississippi Better Business Bureau https://www.bbb.org/mississippi/get-to-know-us/contact Starting Your Business the Right Way Seminars https://www.seymourlawms.com/
Our host, Professor Richard Gershon of the University of Mississippi School of Law answers questions about wills and estates.
Guest, attorney Ellie Krug discusses LGBTQ issues. https://elliekrug.com/
Guest Wilton Byars gives tips on how to avoid a lawsuit. http://www.danielcoker.com/attorneys-Wilton-Byars.htmlThese tips included managing potential risks like examining your home or business for dangerous conditions, don't do preventable things that could get you into trouble, purchase insurance.
Guest Justice Randy Pierce, Director of the Mississippi Judicial College and co-host Professor Richard Gershon took listener calls about how Mississippi educates our judicial personnal. More information about the MS Judicial College can be found at https://mjc.olemiss.edu/ Information about the Mississippi Judicial system can be found at https://courts.ms.gov/Newsite2/index.phpCurrent event in Oxford: The University of Mississippi Law School will host its eighth annual MLK Day commemoration, which celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:45 P.M. in Weems Auditorium. This year's panel will focus on slavery and its connections to the legacy of Dr. King.http://history.olemiss.edu/history-faculty-participate-in-8th-annual-mlk-day-commemoration/
The MS Legislative Session started on January 2, 2018 and will conclude on April 1st, 2018Hosts Professor Richard Gershon and Liz Gill discuss various bills proposed in the current legislative session.Learn who your Mississippi legisators are by typing in your zip code at http://empowerms.orgHow does Mississippi's government function http://mshistorynow.mdah.state.ms.us/articles/276/government-of-mississippi-how-it-functionsBill are proposed for this legislative session http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2018/pdf/all_measures/allmsrs.xml
Are religious holiday displays a violation of the First Amendment? Our guest, Professor Ronald Rychlak from the University of Mississippi School of Law, helps us understand the First Amendment of the Constitution as it applies to "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion . . ".
Today's show took calls and discussed the upcoming Federal Communications Commission ruling on Net Neutrality. The US Supreme Court is expected to announce a ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
With the holiday season in full swing, a lot of people are traveling, and a lot of celebrations are taking place. Law enforcement officers are out in force to help keep us safe. But what do you do if you find yourself on the wrong side of a traffic stop? What if you’d made a mistake and aren’t sure if you’ve had too much to drink before you got behind the wheel? What are your rights, and what should you do? We’ll talk to our guest, Kevin Frye, an attorney in Oxford, about these issues and more.