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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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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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In Legal Terms: Genetic Testing

9/11/2018
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Guest Professor Stacey Lantagne discusses the new field of law dealing with DNA issues. Also: UM Law School to Host Originalism Debate in Constitution Day Observance Sept. 17 in the Robert C. Khayat Law Center, in Weems Auditorium at 12:30. The event is free and open to the public. The celebration will feature a debate between UM associate professor of law Christopher Green and Georgia State University law professor Eric Segall titled “What is Originalism, and Is It a Good Idea?” They...

Duration:00:50:22

In Legal Terms: Gerrymandering

9/4/2018
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Gerrymandering: manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class. We'll talk about the history and present and the future of district drawing. Guest Professor Hans Sinha speaks with us. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/hans-p-sinha/

Duration:00:47:06

In Legal Terms: Attorney - Client Privilege

8/28/2018
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Our guest expert Professor Ron Rychlak https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/ronald-j-rychlak/ speaks with us about Attorney - Client Privilege https://thelawdictionary.org/attorney-client-privilege/ This term applies to the right an individual has for the information he gives his attorney that it be kept confidential.

Duration:00:50:16

In Legal Terms: Human Trafficking

8/21/2018
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National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Information about Human Trafficking in the 21st Century with guest Professor Michele Alexandre. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/michele-alexandre/ PDF from the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi http://www.ago.state.ms.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/human-traffickingFINAL.pdf Organizations Combatting Human Trafficking (from the Office of the Attorney General of...

Duration:00:50:27

In Legal Terms: Tariffs

8/14/2018
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Our guest, Professor Antonia Eliason, gives us a history and a current events lesson on tariffs. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/antonia-eliason/

Duration:00:50:22

In Legal Terms: Mississippi Center for Justice

8/7/2018
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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.org Champtions of Justice Dinner, October 18th, 2018, Jackson Convention Center. Honorees are Representtive Robert Clark and Carol...

Duration:00:50:22

In Legal Terms: NMRLS

7/31/2018
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Guest were from North Mississippi Rural Legal Services and discussed the free, civil legal services and representation that they provide. http://nmrls.com/ Sttate-wide Intake Hotline1-800-498-1804 http://mslegalservices.org MS Center for Legal Services http://mscenterforlegalservices.org

Duration:00:50:32

In Legal Terms: Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi

7/24/2018
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Guest Jim Hood, Attorney General of Mississippi talks about the mission of his office. http://www.ago.state.ms.us/ 601-359-3680 Consumer Protection Division of the AG's Office: 1-800-281-4418 Mentioned in the broadcast: Department of Human Services: http://www.mdhs.ms.gov/ 601-359-4500

Duration:00:50:06

In Legal Terms: Alcohol Laws in Mississippi

7/17/2018
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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

Duration:00:50:20

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