In Legal Terms
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.
In Legal Terms: Gaming Law
Guest: Ron Rychlak, Distinguished Professor of Law, Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government, and Faculty Athletics Representative https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/ronald-j-rychlak/Discussion included:how has COVID19 impacted gamblingonline gambling in Mississippisports bettingSome websites:https://news.yahoo.com/california-man-accused-gambling-away-covid-relief-funds-013747667.htmlhttps://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/is-betting-an-athletes-heart-rate-a-game-coming-broadcasting-guest-column-1303582On the 'Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me' NPR and MPB radio program broadcast July 18, 2020 and available as a podcast, they had guest Maria Konnikova, journalist and writer who took up completive poker playing as research for her book, currently on the New York Times Bestseller list - The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win. She moved during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown to New Jersey where online poker is legal. https://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/The Mississippi Council on Problem and Compulsive Gambling is dedicated to helping the community respond to those individuals and their families devastated by addictive gambling. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call ourtoll-free help line at 1-888-777-9696. All calls are strictly confidential.msgambler.orgMPB’s Money Talks discussed Day Trading on July 21st, 2020.. Is that legal online gambling? Listen to the Money Talks podcast or find it on their website: moneytalks.mpbonline.org
In Legal Terms: Autism in the Justice System
Guest - Claiborne Ferguson, from The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firmhttps://www.midsouthcriminaldefense.com/Discussion:families who have children on the Autism Spectrum Disorderneeds for juvenile defendantschange in dealing with mental illnesstraining court personnel to recognize mental illnessspecial resources attorneys needThe animation that was used in the Heider and Simmel study https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTNmLt7QX8EThe Mississippi Department of mental health has a webpage that provides information. http://www.dmh.ms.gov/service-options/mental-health/children-and-youth-services/For more information about services or if you or a loved one needs help, call the MississippiDepartment of Mental Health Helpline at1-877-210-8513. Staff are available to provide help around the clockOn MPB each Tuesday at 11am is Southern Remedy: Relatively Speaking with Dr. Susan Buttross author of Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderpart of the Understanding Health And Sickness Series from the University Press of MississippiOur guest and his law firm are conducting a free legal seminar is called "Autism in the Justice System". It will be held August 4th at 2pm. Due to COVID-19, it will be a webinar on Zoom. Anyone can register at Eventbrite.com There will also be a link on the website for The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm – that website ismidsouthcriminaldefense.com
In Legal Terms: Employment Law 2020
Guest is attorney Louis Watson from Watson & Norris Law Firm. https://www.watsonnorris.com/attorneys/We started the hour discussing terminations over social media posts then learned about "employment-at-will" and how the pandemic has affected employment law.Here are some of the information that was mentioned during the broadcast:CARES Act https://www.cbh.com/guide/alerts/cares-act-what-you-need-to-know/US Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whdFair Labor Standards Act https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/flsaUS Equal Employment Opportunity Commission https://www.eeoc.gov/Title 7 of the Civil Rights Act https://www.eeoc.gov/statutes/title-vii-civil-rights-act-1964Age Discrimination in Employment Act https://www.eeoc.gov/statutes/age-discrimination-employment-act-1967Americans with Disability Act https://www.ada.gov/