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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 am central on MPB Think Radio.

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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 am central on MPB Think Radio.

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Great Podcast

By Gladesgator - Sep 21 2019
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Consistent and timely topics

Excellent podcast!

By HuffPluff - Sep 18 2018
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I’m glad I found this podcast. Always an interesting discussion on legal issues of general interest.

iTunes Ratings

10 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
3
2
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0

Great Podcast

By Gladesgator - Sep 21 2019
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Consistent and timely topics

Excellent podcast!

By HuffPluff - Sep 18 2018
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I’m glad I found this podcast. Always an interesting discussion on legal issues of general interest.
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In Legal Terms

Latest release on Feb 12, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Rank #1: Estate Planning

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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.

Aug 09 2017

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Rank #2: In Legal Terms: Home Owners' Associations

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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.

https://freelandmartz.com/reed-martz/

Jun 18 2019

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Rank #3: First Amendment

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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.

Oct 05 2017

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Rank #4: In Legal Terms: Alcohol Laws in Mississippi

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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

Jul 17 2018

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Rank #5: In Legal Terms: Immigration

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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

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Rank #6: Data Privacy

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Attorney Bradley Clanton discusses data privacy and data security.

Apr 11 2017

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Rank #7: In Legal Terms: Laws Affecting Schools

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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-issues

Equity and DiscriminationEmploymentGovernanceSpecial Education and DisabilitiesPrivatization and ChoiceStudent Rights and DisciplineAthleticsCurriculumFacilitiesHealth and NutritionLegal SystemReligionSchool SafetyStudent AchievementTechnology

Nov 20 2018

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Rank #8: In Legal Terms: Police Stops

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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.

https://www.springerlawoffice.com/about/ or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/springerlawoffice/

May 21 2019

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Rank #9: In Legal Terms: Law School

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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

Topics covered:

  • what are requirements for getting into law school
  • admission tests
  • traditional and non-traditional students
  • employment after school
  • the American Bar Association exams


https://law.olemiss.edu/staff-directory/bette-bradley/

https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/jason-derrick/

Dec 03 2019

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Rank #10: In Legal Terms: Construction Law

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

Jun 05 2018

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Rank #11: In Legal Terms: Custody

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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

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Rank #12: In Legal Terms: Criminal Justice System

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Attorney and Adjunct Professor Tiffany Kilpatrick was the guest for the show that discussed the criminal justice system.

https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/tiffany-kilpatrick/

Steps in the process: arrest, arraignment, Indictment, bail, trial

Feb 12 2019

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Rank #13: In Legal Terms: Wills and Probate and Executors

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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

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Rank #14: Space Law

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

Jun 28 2017

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Rank #15: In Legal Terms: The Law of Charities and Charitable Giving

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With the holiday season in full swing, we thought it would be a good time to talk about the law governing charities, charitable giving, and what you can and can’t do when it comes to donating your money. Do you know how to set up your own charity? We’ll talk about that as well as any other legal questions you may have on this episode of In Legal Terms

Nov 28 2017

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Rank #16: In Legal Terms: Genetic Testing

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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 will discuss how the Constitution should be interpreted today.https://law.olemiss.edu/event/constitution-day-commemoration/

Sep 11 2018

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Rank #17: In Legal Terms: Attorney - Client Privilege

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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.

Aug 28 2018

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Rank #18: Elder Law

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Elder Law Attorney, Kelly Kyle, talks about advanced directives, Medicare, Medicaid, and long-term care.

Mar 30 2017

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Rank #19: In Legal Terms: Cyber Security

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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/

https://www.ago.state.ms.us/victims/scams/

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 Scams

Check Overpayment Scams

Counterfeit Check Scams

Computer Support Scams

Debt Collector Scams

Emergency Scams

Employment Scams

Home Improvement Scams

Home Rental Scams

Identity Theft Scams

Insurance Fraud

Jamaican Sweepstakes & Lottery Scams

Money Wiring Scams

Phishing 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

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Rank #20: In Legal Terms: Divorce in 2018

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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:

  1. Grant of Divorce
  2. Custody of Children
  3. Child Support
  4. Property Division or Equitable Division
  5. Alimony
    1. Permanent
    2. Lump Sum
    3. Rehabilitated

Dec 04 2018

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