Monthly Archives: April 2012

Criminal Charges for Clean Hockey Hit? Magistrate Says No

Athletes are occasionally liable for torts committed during sporting contests. This has occurred most notably when players step outside the lines and exceed what is appropriate for play. In obscene instances, criminal charges may also surface. In one of the … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: NFL Players Take Coaches To Court

By Cyle Kiger, a junior at Minnesota State University and Sport-In-Law.com author. Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing the best sports law content … Continue reading

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Flip-Flopping Retirees Create Contract Chaos

By Colin Tansits, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater. On March 4th, 2008, after an illustrious career with the Green Bay Packers, Brett Favre retired. On February 11th, 2009, after an up and down season with … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: UFL’s Financial Woes Continue With Another Lawsuit

By Spencer Wingate, a legal assistant for Brock & Scott PLLC in Charlotte, NC and SportInLaw.com author. Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing … Continue reading

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Constitutional Implications of Eating Weed During a Traffic Stop

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has not played a single down in the NFL due to an ACL tear following his second round selection in the 2011 draft. Yet while he hasn’t spent much time running on grass, he … Continue reading

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“A Simple, Human Measure of Privacy”: Did Tiger Woods Have a Legal Right to Privacy?

For the first time in a long time, Tiger Woods is entering the Masters coming off a win, and feeling good about his golf game.  Woods’ golf game, and life were turned upside down after crashing his car Thanksgiving weekend … Continue reading

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