In Legal Terms
In Legal Terms: Marijuana in Mississippi
Mississippians overwhelmingly passed Initiative 65 to enable medical marijuana. What’s next? Why is the legislature working on legislation about it now? We'll learn from guest Mark Garriga, an attorney with Butler Snow. https://www.butlersnow.com/attorney/mark-garriga/
Our discussion touched on why the legislautre is involved in the issue, why the MS Supreme Court is involved, how the medical marijuana issue brough together so many different voters.
In Legal Terms: Loans
We want you to know what your rights are when borrowing money. Whether it’s for a house or if you need a quick loan. That’s why we’ve asked Mississippi Center for Justice attorney: Max Meyers, Director of Economic Justice to join us. The contact number for his department is 601-709-2141.For those who face payday lenders or are looking at foreclosure, the assistance the Mississippi Center for Justice provides is wonderful. But if you aren’t facing that problem, maybe you can help by joining the fight with the Mississippi Center for Justice. They have a page on their website: ms center for justice dot org where you can sign up to receive e-mail updates They are thankful for support as they continue to advance racial and economic justice in Mississippi every day. https://mscenterforjustice.org/#signupIf you would like more information on Predatory Lending concerning payday loans or foreclosure prevention – we’ve got a website for you: ms center for justice dot org slash resources That ink will be on our show’s information page also. https://mscenterforjustice.org/resources/ Where are my Tupelo In Legal Term fans? The Lee county circuit Court affirmed the city of Tupelo’s plan to build affordable housing! Yu can read more about it on the Mississippi Center for justice website or our website where I’ll have a link. https://mscenterforjustice.org/lee-county-circuit-court-affirms-city-of-tupelos-plan-to-build-affordable-housing/ Clinics for assistance: Tupelo April 3rd 2023, Iuka April 4th, Okolona April 5th. Call 469-230-2828 for more information.
In Legal Terms: Airline Passenger Rights
A consumer is entitled to a refund if the airline cancelled a flight, regardless of the reason, and the consumer chooses not to travel. Also: A consumer is entitled to a refund if the airline made a significant schedule change and/or significantly delays a flight and the consumer chooses not to travel.According to the US Department of Transportation: if you have a flight cancellation or delay that was controllable by the airline you might be entitled to:Rebook passenger on same airline at no additional cost for significant delaysRebook on partner airline or another airline with which it has an agreement at no additional cost for significant delaysMeal or meal cash/voucher when flight delay results in passenger waiting 3 hours or moreComplimentary hotel accommodations for any passenger affected by an overnight delayComplimentary ground transportation to and from hotel for any passenger affected by an overnight delayYou can also see what airlines guarantee that families with children can sit together. https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer If you’ve got some flights in your future you might want to learn what’s the best option for you – Should you sign up for Clear? Or TSA PreCheck? Or Global entry? Each are ways, for a price! you can expedite your security screening at airports. CLEAR allows for a quick identity verification experience. Clear reduces your wait time even further by automating the identity verification process and whisking travelers to the front of security lines.With TSA PreCheck, you’ll get access to an expedited security line and reduced security measures. You can leave your shoes, belt and a light jacket on, and you can leave your laptop and 3-1-1 liquids in your bag. PreCheck is available at more than 200 airports with 80 airlines. It costs $85 for five years.Global Entry (which includes TSA PreCheck) is an incredibly useful tool for the frequent flyer since it allows you to clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection in minutes after a trip abroad. It costs $100 for five years.https://www.clearme.com/ https://www.cbp.gov/travel/trusted-traveler-programs/global-entry https://www.tsa.gov/precheck If you have a flight to the European Union, and it’s delayed 3 hours or more, you might be entitled to over $600 dollars! I’ll have a link to the Air Passenger’s rights on the show information for this podcast.https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/passenger-rights/index_en.htm https://www.tsa.gov/travelhttps://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/03/03/2023-04494/airline-ticket-refunds-and-consumer-protections-public-hearing
In Legal Terms: AI Software
Guests: Megan McGrew, J.D., MBA, Lean Certified, PMP, SSBB; Technology Committee Chair for The Mississippi Bar and Director of Legal Process Engineering at Baker Donelson https://www.bakerdonelson.com/s-megan-mcgrew and Adam Kilgore, General Council for The Mississippi Bar https://www.msbar.org/media/3117/adam-kilgore.pdf.Whether you’re an attorney or might one day be a client, check out The Mississippi Bar website: ms bar dot org. So much information that’s good to know. https://www.msbar.org/There are tons of awards to be given out in the Cornerstones of Democracy Virtual Law Day Art Contest. It’s open to kids in grades K through 12. https://www.msbar.org/for-the-public/law-day-art-contest/ The Mississippi Bar has a health and wellness page on their website. It’s supposed to be for their members but anyone can click on the links to learn more about intellectual, emotional, and occupational health. Actually, there are 8 different types of health with a ton of information. https://www.msbar.org/for-attorneys/health-and-wellness/