This week in Sports Law: some daily fantasy sports operators including FanDuel, DraftKings and Yahoo return to New York, ESPN takes a whack at daily fantasy, Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit against ESPN and Adam Schefter moves forward, and the NHL preps for a team in Las Vegas.
A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who bought the company's products and resold them in Canada at Pirate Joe's, a store designed to mimic Trader Joe's, a federal appeals court said Friday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Saturday said that the report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) commission led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren is "falsified" and Moscow would file lawsuits against the "accuser...
The family of a gun instructor who was killed while trying to teach a nine-year-old girl how to fire an Uzi has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the gun range that employed the instructor according to Yahoo. According to the children of the slain gun instructor, they believe the gun range was responsible for... Show More Summary
Schools’ variance in providing financial aid for athletes should prevent it, lawyers said.
Sumner M. Redstone has agreed to meet with his granddaughter, who joined a lawsuit against him, another step toward ending a persistent family feud.
(Reuters) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive officer to put a passenger’s price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the dispute. Calling his decision a “close call,” U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the […]
The writer was impressed that the Chinese accepted gender-neutral bathrooms ‘without a single protest, boycott or lawsuit’ against their repressive, Marxist government.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive Travis Kalanick to put a price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his denial of their bid to compel arbitration. Show More Summary
The judge overseeing a lawsuit from Georgia and 12 other states issued an injunction, stopping new federal guidelines about the treatment of transgender students from going into effect.
The EEOC alleges in a lawsuit against Wayne Farms, a poultry-processing company, that its attendance policy results in injured workers being fired which is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Virginia officials have confirmed that 28 people in the state have contracted hepatitis A from Tropical Smoothie Cafe. [ more › ]
Following up on my previous post, Federal Judge Allows Prof's Lawsuit Against Law School, Faculty Colleague For Bullying To Proceed: ABA Journal, Law Prof Loses Assault Suit Over Alleged Shoulder Grab by Colleague: An Ohio Northern University law professor who sued over an alleged “strong and tight” squeeze of his...
When Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) announced his latest lawsuit against the federal government, this time over health care coverage for transgender Americans, he sounded as if he had no choice. “This is the thirteenth lawsuit...Show More Summary
KOCO reports that a group called Victims of Eminent Domain “might consider” joining a lawsuit filed against the OTA earlier this month over the way the agency is financing its proposed expansion projects. ““We’re taking a legal approach,...Show More Summary
Since filing her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, Carlson has transformed her image from predictable right-wing view-spouter to heroic icon of female empowerment.
The city of Los Angeles has settled a lawsuit field by six African American students at the University of Southern California against the Los Angeles Police Department for just under half a million dollars. The suit, alleging excessive force, stemmed from an end-of-the-school-year party in May of 2013. Show More Summary
On Thursday, a judge denied a motion filed by ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter to dismiss an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit brought against them by New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. According to Sports Illustrated's Michael McCann, U.S. Show More Summary
A Miami federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New York Giants lineman Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN over disclosure of his medical records from a 2015 fireworks accident. … Click to Continue »
Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. are not going to give it up when it comes to that Blurred Lines lawsuit. Last year, the musicians lost their legal battle against Marvin Gaye's family, who claimed the guys committed copyright infringement with their 2013 hit. Related: Late Musician's Estate Says Justin Timberlake & Will.i.am Ripped Off A Song! The late [...]