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In Legal Terms: MS Black Women's Roundtable

We’re glad to welcome Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable and consultant Jennifer Riley Collins. We’ll be taking about their efforts to promote equitable pay, healthcare, and workforce justice in Mississippi. 

MS Black Women's Roundtable 

Jennifer Riley Collins consulting

Equal Pay Hearing - Held by the Senate Labor Committe 09/29/2021 9am Mississippi State Capital Room 216 Lilly Ledbetter will address the hearing.

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Watch the live steam: or find the YouTube video afterward:

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In Legal Terms: Family Law Task Force

Mississippi Family Law could be changing. There’s a task force considering reforms. We’ll learn what needs to be reformed and what some possible options are with our guest Judge Troy Odom. Odom who was a guest on our show 08112020 to talk about the Chancery Court.,%20domestic%20relations.phpThe Task Force, composed of judges, attorneys, child advocates, and law professors, will study models used by other states for child support, child care, and support expenses and will analyze current trends of law regarding no-fault divorce, child support payments past the age of majority for disabled children, and costs for guardians ad litem who represent the best interests of children.The 2021 Legislature established a task force to study Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and to develop recommendations to the Legislature and the Mississippi Supreme Court for the purpose of revising Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and rules of court. Our guest is Judge Troy Odom a member of that task force.In Legal Terms has talked about Family Law before. You can find our broadcasts about: Divorce and Money 051121 Laws affecting Children 030320 031720 and taxes 031020 Custody 021919 2018