Wrongful conviction course now required for all police recruits in Illinois Feb 1, 2023 9:00 am2223 views Starting in 2023, all police recruits in the state of Illinois must take a Wrongful Conviction Awareness and Avoidance course as part of their training. This course was first developed by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Police Training Institute director Michael Schlosser with leaders of the Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield. The course impresses upon new recruits the importance of carefully gathering and analyzing evidence in investigations and not jumping to conclusions about potential suspects. It offers real-world examples of the harm that accrues from wrongful convictions, including a presentation from an exoneree. Would cutting payroll taxes help prevent recession? Aug 26, 2019 8:30 am1070 views Cutting the payroll tax could represent the middle-class tax cut that President Trump campaigned on – although changes would need to go through the legislative process and any economic stimulus likely wouldn’t been seen until after the November 2020 election, said Richard L. Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois. Would court ruling mean college athletes are employees? Nov 28, 2023 8:00 am1347 views A ruling in favor of college athletes in Johnson v. NCAA could potentially herald the most consequential change in college athletics since the NCAA was formed in 1906, says Michael LeRoy, an expert in labor law at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Would changes to capital gains taxes spur the economy? Sep 4, 2019 9:00 am1816 views Indexing capital gains to inflation could be a simple fix to stimulate a teetering economy, but several significant implementation hurdles remain, said Richard L. Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois. Workplace arbitration becoming more costly for employers Sep 14, 2005 9:00 am155 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - In the wake of a 1991 court decision, a growing number of companies require employees to submit workplace disputes to an arbitrator. With the demise of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, what’s next for health care? Mar 27, 2017 3:00 pm693 views With the demise of the American Health Care Act all but rendering health care reform a moribund issue, tax reform likely will present its own challenges for President Trump and Congress, says Professor Richard L. Kaplan. Will the Supreme Court rule the federal health care mandate unconstitutional? Mar 22, 2012 9:00 am20 views A Minute With™... Kurt T. Lash, the Alumni Distinguished Professor of Law Will the president’s new cybersecurity plan keep our network infrastructure safe? Mar 1, 2016 11:30 am271 views A Minute With...™ law and technology expert Jay Kesan Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline? Apr 14, 2011 9:00 am18 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline? Jul 20, 2011 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline? Oct 24, 2011 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Richard L. Kaplan, a law professor and expert on taxation Will President Obama's jobs plan work? Sep 9, 2011 9:00 am18 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan Will looming labor dispute justify Biden invoking national emergency powers? Jun 8, 2022 8:00 am935 views An expiring labor agreement between dockworkers and West Coast port operators could further snarl U.S. supply chains if a strike or lockout occurs. The Biden administration should prepare to act because presidents have unique powers to temporarily halt these types of work stoppages, says Michael LeRoy, an expert in labor law at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Will live broadcasts of oral arguments be a permanent fixture at the Supreme Court? May 6, 2020 8:00 am506 views The Supreme Court’s livestream of its oral arguments is likely a temporary measure due to COVID-19, said Jason Mazzone, the Albert E. Jenner Jr. Professor of Law and the director of the Program in Constitutional Theory, History, and Law at the College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Will it take shuttered schools to force a budget compromise in Illinois? Jun 9, 2016 10:30 am951 views Illinois budget impasse: A Minute With…™ Christopher Z. Mooney, expert on Illinois politics Will Indiana's new 'right-to-work' law create more jobs? Feb 1, 2012 9:00 am18 views A Minute With™... Labor and law professor Michael LeRoy Will a U.S. Supreme Court ruling finally close the marriage equality debate? Jan 22, 2015 4:45 pm39 views University of Illinois law professor Sara R. Benson Will a U.S. Supreme Court ruling finally close the marriage equality debate? Aug 28, 2013 9:00 am24 views A Minute With™... law professor Sara R. Benson Will anyone be held accountable for war crimes in Ukraine? Apr 4, 2022 9:30 am1135 views Russia’s invasion of Ukraine looks increasingly like a clear-cut violation of the U.N. charter and a crime of aggression, which is illegal under international law, says Illinois law professor Patrick Keenan. Why you should pay attention to the Apple-Samsung court case Aug 23, 2012 9:00 am25 views A Minute With™... business professor Deepak Somaya Why the NBA lockout could be in a long, bitter dispute Jun 29, 2009 9:00 am18 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoy Why the NBA lockout could be a long, bitter dispute Oct 10, 2011 9:00 am64 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoy Why the NBA lockout could be a long, bitter dispute Nov 20, 2007 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoy Why the International Criminal Court is likely to face more criticism as it tries a Congolese rebel commander Jul 1, 2015 10:00 am304 views A Minute With...™ University of Illinois law professor Patrick Keenan Why the 2005 law making it harder to file bankruptcy should not be considered a success Jan 18, 2007 9:00 am136 views A Minute With™... Robert M. Lawless, an Illinois professor of law Why same-sex marriage proponents will eventually succeed Dec 9, 2009 9:00 am21 views A Minute With™... law professor David Meyer Why laws restricting bathroom access to transgender people won't work May 26, 2016 11:30 am1408 views A Minute With...™ Robin Fretwell Wilson, director of the Program in Family Law and Policy Why is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years? Aug 27, 2009 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... elder law expert Richard L. Kaplan Why is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years? Oct 1, 2009 9:00 am36 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan Why do we need a health care equity law? Jun 3, 2021 8:30 am1158 views The Illinois Health Care and Human Services Reform Act has potential to address root causes of health disparities and foster health equity through provisions such as implicit bias training and community health workers, says Illinois professor Ruby Mendenhall. Why don't they just legalize my office Super Bowl pool? Jan 18, 2008 9:00 am1881 views A Minute With™... law professor Christine Hurt Why did the European Union deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? Oct 16, 2012 9:00 am554 views A Minute With™... Bryan Endres, the director of the European Union Center and a professor of agricultural law Who wins and loses in proposed tax reform? Dec 7, 2017 8:30 am1442 views Richard Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy, discusses the Republican tax overhaul plan now before Congress White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPI Feb 24, 2010 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPI Apr 9, 2013 9:00 am60 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan Where was the rancorous debate over Illinois' civil unions law? Dec 22, 2010 9:00 am20 views A Minute With™... Anna-Maria Marshall, head of the sociology department and also a professor of law Where does the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program stand? Jun 30, 2020 7:45 am741 views Although the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its favor, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program remains a stopgap measure at best. The permanent fix is a comprehensive immigration bill that looks something like the former DREAM Act, says Lauren R. Aronson, an associate clinical professor of law and the director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the U. of I. College of Law. What will result from the war crimes arrest warrants for two top Russian officials? Mar 21, 2023 8:15 am1663 views The International Criminal Court’s recent issuance of arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin effectively means any country cooperating with Russia is now cooperating with an accused war criminal, says Illinois law professor Patrick Keenan, an expert in human rights law and international criminal law. What will be the effect of the Trump administration's immigration ban? Jan 31, 2017 12:15 pm230 views The executive order on immigration sets U.S. policy back more than 50 years, says Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy, an expert on immigration and employment policy. What's the significance of the Respect for Marriage Act? Jan 17, 2023 8:00 am1928 views The bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act requires states to recognize same-sex marriages while balancing the interests of religious groups, says Robin Fretwell Wilson, the director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs and the Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair in Law at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. What's the legal landscape for indicted ex-governor Rod Blagojevich? Apr 3, 2009 9:00 am38 views A Minute With™... law professor Andrew Leipold What's the difference between Indiana's religious freedom law and Illinois'? Mar 31, 2015 1:15 pm256 views Robin Fretwell Wilson, expert on family law and policy What's the danger in putting the state lottery online? Jan 9, 2012 9:00 am24 views A Minute With™... John W. Kindt, a professor of business and legal policy What's the big takeaway from Burwell v. Hobby Lobby? Jul 1, 2014 9:00 am80 views A Minute With™... Robin Fretwell Wilson, the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law and the director of the Program in Family Law and Policy at the College of Law What should we expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle? Feb 1, 2017 4:30 pm437 views University of Illinois political scientist Alicia Uribe-McGuire describes the politics involved in the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. What should the United States do to increase cybersecurity? Dec 10, 2012 9:00 am24 views A Minute With™... Jay P. Kesan, a professor of law What’s behind surge in unaccompanied minors crossing southern U.S. border? Oct 17, 2019 8:30 am1265 views The surge in unaccompanied children seeking refuge across the U.S. border can be attributed to poverty, natural disasters and the rise of gang recruitment in their home countries. But the biggest factor is that their countries of origin – Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico – are effectively as violent as war zones, says Lauren R. Aronson, an associate clinical professor of law and the director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Illinois College of Law. What’s at stake in Hollywood labor strikes? Jul 18, 2023 8:00 am668 views Strikes by Hollywood writers and actors are driven by the “existential concerns” posed by the proliferation of streaming services and the rise of artificial intelligence, says Michael LeRoy, an expert in labor law at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. What role do judges play in employment harassment cases? Nov 27, 2017 9:15 am1068 views Judges can unilaterally dismiss sexual or racial harassment cases through summary judgment, a legal maneuver that ends up favoring employers over employees, says Law professor Suja Thomas What quality of education are schools required to provide to students with disabilities? Jan 25, 2017 8:30 am1770 views Special education professor James Shriner on a case recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the educational benefits that public schools are required to provide to students with disabilities.