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.
Professors Richard Gershon and Hans Sinha talk about the specifics of the recent executive order issued by President Trump, suspending immigration and visas for citizens from certain countries.
Professor Richard Gerson explains some recent bills proposed by lawmakers in the Mississippi Legislature. Could University presidents suffer a pay cut for not flying the state flag?
Are lawmakers required to attend the upcoming presidential inauguration? Plus, we discuss consumer protection laws and your rights as a consumer when it comes to the internet.
Professor Gershon discusses wills and trusts. Do you have a plan for what will happen to your property when you die? Is it ever too early or too late to make a will? Can you do it yourself?
Listeners share their wish lists for changes to laws in the coming year by proposing more gun legislation, no more electoral college, and changing the state flag.
Professor Hans P. Sinha discusses the different types of prosecutors and what roles they have ethically and technically in the legal system.
Professor Richard Gershon talks about the powers of a president. Will President-elect Donald Trump have the power to overturn Supreme Court decisions or end the Affordable Care Act? How do executive orders work?
Professor Richard Gershon and Cherita Brent discuss the internet and free speech, and protesters’ rights.
Dean Charlie Mitchell of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University Of Mississippi discusses free speech and journalism issues surrounding elections, and media bias.
Professor Andrea Harrington talks about space law and how it impacts our day to day lives.
Certified Elder Law Attorney - Richard Courtney talks about planning and providing for persons with disabilities including Medicaid and other public benefit programs.
Deborah Bell , Interim Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law, talks about divorce laws in Mississippi. How does our divorce system differ from others? What are the grounds for divorce in Mississippi?
Professor Richard Gershon talks about public charities, private foundations, and recent news involving Donald Trump and his foundation in New York. Plus, we analyze a comment he made during the presidential debate about paying taxes.
Catherine Janasie discusses the Safe Drinking Water Act, lead in water, and the differences between groundwater and surface water.
Professor Ronald Rychlak discusses athletes’ injuries, if they can receive pay for play, and their rights during collegiate sports careers.