Initially suspending Ray Rice for two days was possibly the worst mistake Roger Goodell made. After the video from TMZ surfaced that horrifically showed Ray Rice beating his fiancé (now wife) in an elevator, the NFL has been under attack. It is unclear what caused the one-sided fight to ensue, however, the NFL barely punished … More The NFL Under Extreme Heat: Ray Rice Suspension and the New Domestic Violence Policy
It is a common occurrence for sports leagues to come under antitrust violations from other sports leagues (see USFL v. NFL, 842 F.2d 1335), sponsors (see American Needle Inc. v. NFL, 560 U.S. 183), and even its own athletes (see Brady v. NFL). Whatever the case, plaintiffs charge that the sports league in question is somehow … More UFC Facing its Toughest Fight
After the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, much of the public has questioned what exactly does the First Amendment protect? Are we, as a civilized and democratic society, allowed to record officers in uniform as they make an arrest? As they arrest us? Is it illegal to do so? If an officer asks … More Law Enforcement & the Media- First Amendment Protection
According to a recent New York Times article, more than 500 former NFL players are suing the National Football League for football-related brain damage. Attorney Jason Luckasevic became enraged with the NFL when his brother’s boss, forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, confirmed the connection between football and brain damage. Talking with and examining former pro players, … More Is the NFL Going Up In Smoke?