Rank #1: Estate Planning
Aug 09 2017
Rank #2: In Legal Terms: Home Owners' Associations
Attorney Reed Martz from Freeland Martz PLLC took listener questions and spoke about HOAs, Home Owners' Associations.
Questions included: covenants, antennas, publishing names of those with unpaid dues, and forming an HOA.
Jun 18 2019
Rank #3: First Amendment
Oct 05 2017
Rank #4: In Legal Terms: Alcohol Laws in Mississippi
Jul 17 2018
Rank #5: In Legal Terms: Immigration
Guest: Patricia Ice, Legal Project Director at Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance
We learned about the work of MIRA and the ramifications to families from the August 2019 immigration raids in MIssissippi.
To support the work of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance: www.yourmira.org
Oct 01 2019
Rank #6: Data Privacy
Apr 11 2017
Rank #7: In Legal Terms: Laws Affecting Schools
Jackson Public Schools's District Counsel JoAnne Nelson Shepherd talks with us about all the legal issues that a school district faces. https://www.jackson.k12.ms.us/domain/1370
U.S. Department of Education: Law & Guidance https://www2.ed.gov/policy/landing.jhtml?src=pn
Mississippi Department of Education: Government Relations https://www.mdek12.org/GR
From the National School Boards Association https://www.nsba.org/advocacy/school-law-issuesEquity and DiscriminationEmploymentGovernanceSpecial Education and DisabilitiesPrivatization and ChoiceStudent Rights and DisciplineAthleticsCurriculumFacilitiesHealth and NutritionLegal SystemReligionSchool SafetyStudent AchievementTechnology
Nov 20 2018
Rank #8: In Legal Terms: Police Stops
What should you do if you're stopped by the police while driving?
Our guest, attorney Francis Springer of the Springer Law Firm, enumerates our rights and obligations and consequences concerning traffic stops.
May 21 2019
Rank #9: In Legal Terms: Law School
Guests: Bette Bradley, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships at the University of Mississippi School of Law and Jason Derrick, Professor and Chair of the Admissions Committee at the University of Mississippi School of Law
- what are requirements for getting into law school
- admission tests
- traditional and non-traditional students
- employment after school
- the American Bar Association exams
Dec 03 2019
Rank #10: In Legal Terms: Construction Law
Jun 05 2018
Rank #11: In Legal Terms: Custody
Guest Katherine Shireman, attorney with the Seymour Law Firm in Biloxi discusses child custody with our listeners.
Ms. Shiremen has worked in the past with Mission First, which provides legal aid, a medical clinic, a dental clinic and after school programs for the community in Jackson. https://www.missionfirst.org/ She currently works for the Seymour Law Firm in Biloxi https://www.seymourlawms.com/
In Legal Terms has covered Child Custody on other episodes: on November 13, 2018 http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/in-legal-terms/2018/11/13/in-legal-terms-child-custody-in-mississippi/ and on April 17, 2018 http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/in-legal-terms/2018/04/17/in-legal-terms-child-custody-factors/
From the MS Bar: Child Custody: Considering the Best Interest of the Child https://www.msbar.org/for-the-public/consumer-information/child-custody-considering-the-best-interest-of-the-child/
Feb 19 2019
Rank #12: In Legal Terms: Criminal Justice System
Attorney and Adjunct Professor Tiffany Kilpatrick was the guest for the show that discussed the criminal justice system.
Steps in the process: arrest, arraignment, Indictment, bail, trial
Feb 12 2019
Rank #13: In Legal Terms: Wills and Probate and Executors
Our guest, attorney Richard Courtney, discussed elder law and answered questions about wills, probate, and executors. https://elderlawms.com/richard-a-courtney/
- Give your executor the documents they need
- Their job is to secure the original will
- and secure the property: locks, valuables, etc.
May 17 2019
Rank #14: Space Law
Jun 28 2017
Rank #15: In Legal Terms: The Law of Charities and Charitable Giving
Nov 28 2017
Rank #16: In Legal Terms: Genetic Testing
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 will discuss how the Constitution should be interpreted today.https://law.olemiss.edu/event/constitution-day-commemoration/
Sep 11 2018
Rank #17: In Legal Terms: Attorney - Client Privilege
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.
Aug 28 2018
Rank #18: Elder Law
Mar 30 2017
Rank #19: In Legal Terms: Cyber Security
Guests: Adam Kilgore, General Counsel of The Mississippi Bar and Kate Margolis an Attorney with the firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Helpful websites: https://www.idtheftcenter.org/
If you have concerns about whether something is legitimate or a scam, or you suspect that you have become a victim of a scam, please contact the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s Office at 601-359-4230 or 1-800-281-4418, if you are in Mississippi.
Look out for:
Credit Card Scams
Check Overpayment Scams
Counterfeit Check Scams
Computer Support Scams
Debt Collector Scams
Home Improvement Scams
Home Rental Scams
Identity Theft Scams
Jamaican Sweepstakes & Lottery Scams
Money Wiring Scams
Publisher’s Clearing House Scams
Secret Shopper Scams
On Election Day:
Polls are open until 7pm.
Y'all Vote: https://www.sos.ms.gov/Vote/Pages/default.aspx
Nov 05 2019
Rank #20: In Legal Terms: Divorce in 2018
There are new laws affecting divorce in Mississippi. Professor Deborah Bell explains the history and present of laws that dissolve marriages.
5 pieces of a Divorce:
- Grant of Divorce
- Custody of Children
- Child Support
- Property Division or Equitable Division
- Lump Sum
Dec 04 2018