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In Legal Terms: Protection Orders and COVID update
Our guest, attorney Tina Seymour Demoran https://www.seymourlawms.com/ discusses Protection Order in Mississippi.
In Legal Terms: Governments During A Heath Emergency
A former host of In Legal Terms, Professor Matthew Hall, was our guest forour show concerning The Balance Between Civil Liberty and Public Safety in a Time of Crisis https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/matthew-r-hall/The U.S. Supreme Court found that the “police power” of the States embraces “reasonable regulations …as will protect the public health and safety.”Jacobson v. Massachusetts, 197 U.S. 11 (1905) https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/197/11/2016 Mississippi Code Title 41 - Public Health Chapter 23 - Contagious and Infectious Diseases; Quarantine In General (§§ 41-23-1 - 41-23-47) https://law.justia.com/codes/mississippi/2016/title-41/chapter-23/in-general/2006 US Code Title 32 - NATIONAL GUARD CHAPTER 3 – PERSONNEL Sec. 328 - Active Guard and Reserve duty: Governor's authority https://law.justia.com/codes/us/2006/title32/chap3/sec328/Military Power in Law Enforcement: The Posse Comitatus https://law.justia.com/constitution/us/article-2/38-military-power-in-law-enforcement.htmlLaw expert: In Miss. it’s a felony to violate a quarantine order, but good luck enforcing it https://www.wlox.com/2020/03/21/law-expert-miss-its-felony-violate-quarantine-order-good-luck-enforcing-it/
In Legal Terms: MS Legal System during COVID19
Guest, attorney Francis Springer,updates us on how Mississippi's Legal System is functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic.Discussion included:meeting with clientslegal researchelectronic (or not) court filingsemergency proceedingsjury dutysocial distancingcourts that are opencourthouses that are openrights of the accusedpeople in jailaccess to hearingsconfidentiality in communicationsnotary servicesfraudcheck websites for the legal service you need to see their availabilityhttps://www.springerlawoffice.com/aboutFrancis Springer has been a guest on In Legal Terms a few times: Holiday Help was broadcast on Dec. 17th 2019. May 21st 2019 we talked Police Stops with attorney Springer. Francis talked with us about Alcohol Laws in Mississippi on July 17th 2018.
In Legal Terms: COVID-19 Legislation
Guests were Stephanie Showalter-Otts, Director of National Sea Grant Law Center. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/stephanie-showalter-otts/Catherine Janasie, Senior Research Counsel for the National Sea Grant Law Center. https://law.olemiss.edu/staff-directory/catherine-janasie/Both are attorneys and are a part of the University of Mississippi School of Law.The episode discusses the work of the National Sea Grant Law Center http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/Information regarding the fishing and seafood industry with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/covid19/files/fisheryparticipants-section12005.pdfAdditional information: http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/covid19/index.htmlInformation about Economic Impact Payments can be found on the IRS's website: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/heres-how-much-individuals-will-get-from-the-economic-impact-paymentsAn article discussing: if you used 529 plan withdrawals to pay for tuition or room and board, you could be hit with a tax bill if you don't take this action within 60 days. https://www.kiplinger.com/article/college/T002-C032-S014-the-coronavirus-529-plan-tax-risk-you-can-t-ignore.html