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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.

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.
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Jackson, MS

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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.

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English

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Episodes

In Legal Terms: New Tax Laws

7/10/2018
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Guest host Java Chatman and Professor Richard Gershon talk about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Duration:00:48:22

In Legal Terms: Employment Law

6/19/2018
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Guest attorney James Simpson took listener calls on Employment Law. http://www.allensummers.com/attorneys/jamessimpson/

Duration:00:50:52

In Legal Terms: Sports Betting in Mississippi

6/12/2018
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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.

Duration:00:50:40

In Legal Terms: Construction Law

6/5/2018
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Guest: construction law attorney and adjunct professor David Mockbee. https://www.mhdlaw.com/attorney-profiles/david-mockbee/

Duration:00:50:46

In Legal Terms: Pro Bono Initiative

5/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:50:40

In Legal Terms: Do You Need a Lawyer

5/22/2018
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Guest Professor Ben Cooper suggests ways to select a lawyer. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/benjamin-p-cooper/

Duration:00:50:21

In Legal Terms: 10 Reasons You SHOULD Participate in Jury Duty

5/15/2018
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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...

Duration:00:50:22

In Legal Terms: Elder Law

5/8/2018
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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.htm How 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...

Duration:00:50:23

In Legal Terms: Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes

4/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:49:53

In Legal Terms: Child Custody Factors

4/17/2018
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Our guest: Chancery Court Judge Haydn Roberts explains child custody factors - Albright Factors. https://www.rankincounty.org/department/index.php?structureid=39 More 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...

Duration:00:50:24

In Legal Terms: MacArthur Justice Center

4/10/2018
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Guest: Cliff Johnson, Assistant Professor of Law and Director , MacArthur Justice Center https://law.olemiss.edu/academics-programs/clinics/macarthur-justice-clinic/ American Civil Liberties - Mississippi https://www.aclu-ms.org/

Duration:00:50:22

In Legal Terms: Public Defenders

4/3/2018
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Guest Andre' de Gruy, Director of the Office of State Public Defender, discusses Public Defenders in Mississippi. http://www.ospd.ms.gov/index.htm We learned about the Mississippi Public Defender Task Force report released recently. https://courts.ms.gov/Newsite2/news/2018/03.18.18Indigent%20defense.php

Duration:00:50:23

In Legal Terms: Avoiding Probate

3/27/2018
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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.html Mr. 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 PM Gulfport, Holiday Inn, 9515 US 49, Tuesday, April 3, 6:00 PM Ocean...

Duration:00:50:23

In Legal Terms: 2017 Taxes

3/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:50:21

In Legal Terms: Client / Lawyer Relationship

3/6/2018
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Today's topic: Good client / lawyer relationship

Duration:00:50:13

In Legal Terms: Automobile Law

2/27/2018
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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/

Duration:00:50:28

In Legal Terms: Starting a Business

2/20/2018
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Biloxi attorney Tina Seymour Demoran joins us to discuss the legal issues involved in starting a business. http://www.sos.ms.gov/BusinessServices/Pages/default.aspxhttps://www.score.org/https://www.bbb.org/mississippi/get-to-know-us/contacthttps://www.seymourlawms.com/

Duration:00:50:07

In Legal Terms: Estate Planning - A Great Valentine's Gift

2/13/2018
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Our host, Professor Richard Gershon of the University of Mississippi School of Law answers questions about wills and estates.

Duration:00:50:10

In Legal Terms: Legal Protections for LGBTQ

2/6/2018
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Guest, attorney Ellie Krug discusses LGBTQ issues. https://elliekrug.com/

Duration:00:49:26

In Legal Terms: How To Avoid A Lawsuit

1/30/2018
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Guest Wilton Byars gives tips on how to avoid a lawsuit. http://www.danielcoker.com/attorneys-Wilton-Byars.html These 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.

Duration:00:51:06