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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 First Amendment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

This morning we are talking about the First Amendment, the law best known for giving us our right to free speech. We’ll talk about what the law means, when it applies, and answer your questions about your right to free speech.

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

Property Law is a subject that will affect many people in some way throughout their lifetime and today on In Legal Terms, the show about you and your rights, we will look at the do's and don'ts of Property Law.

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

Our guest was Deborah H. Bell, Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Professor of Law, at the University of Mississippi School of Law  to take questions concerning divorce and alimony.Today, episode on Family Law took calls on divorce, allimony, and property division. The Access to Justice website was mentioned:

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

This morning we’ll talk with the Dean of the Univerisity of Mississippi School of Law, Susan Duncan,about restorative justice, an approach to justice that personalizes the crime by having the victims and the offenders mediate a restitution agreement to the satisfaction of each, as well as involving the community. If you would like to read more about this philosophy:

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

Stacey Lantagne, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of MS School of Law explains copyright law and takes questions. If your question didn't get answered or you want to register a copyright:

 Attorney Ethics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

With 13 years as the General Counsel for The Mississippi Bar, Adam Kilgore, and University of Mississippi Professor Richard Gershon take calls and discuss attorney ethics, how to file a complaint about an attorney, and the Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct.. you are concerned that your attorney or an attorney you have come in contact with may have committed an ethics violation you may contact the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) to inquire about the possibility of filing a Bar Complaint.  CAP may be contacted by telephone at (601) 948-2344; by email at; or by mail:Consumer Assistance ProgramPost Office Box 2168Jackson, Mississippi 39225-2168

 Worker’s Compensation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

How soon do you need to tell an employer you were injured on the job? What are the benefits available if you’re injured? Who pays for Worker’s Compensation? Our guest Jennie Eichelberger, of the Eichelberger Law Firm in Jackson answers questions and explains Worker’s Compensation in Mississippi.

 Fish and Game Law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

In this episode of In Legal Terms our guest was Professor Cathy Janasie from the MS School of Law. Prof. Janasie teaches law school classes covering Water Law, Agricultural Law, and Fish & Game Regulation, among others. She’s also been a Research Analyst with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Along with Professor Richard Gershon they discuss fish and game laws in Mississippi.

 Estate Planning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Our guest, Richard A. Courtney, Certified Elder Law Attorney, speaks with us about why we need Estate Planning, what an Advanced Healthcare Directive is, and why a Durable Power of Attorney is important.

 Travel Legal Rights | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

When you buy an airline ticket or cruise passage, you enter into a contract. What does that contract cover? Does an airline owe you compensation if they overbook? Does a cruise ship have to give you a refund if there is a mechanical failure?

 Social Security Disability Law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Do you know the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income Benefits? Our guest, attorney Angela Davis-Morris from the Davis-Morris Law Firm answers questions about Social Security Disability Law on this edition of In Legal Terms.

 Legal Current Events in Mississippi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

In Legal Terms discusses the new laws passed by the Mississippi Legislature that took effect July 1, 2017. Buckle up in your vehicle. Domestic violence as grounds for divorce. Small breweries can sell limited quantities of beer directly to customers on site.

 HB 1523 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Professor Richard Gershon of the University of Mississippi School of Law talks about Mississippi’s HB 1523.

 Space Law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Attorney Joseph Batey talks about Space Law, NASA, and the everyday benefits of space exploration.

 Mortgages | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0

Attorney Frank Coxwell discusses how mortgages are operated and who really owns them. Plus, what is predatory lending and who’s affected most?


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