Monthly Archives: May 2012

Playing Inside the Lines of Labor Law: Professional Sports and the Non-Statutory Labor Exemption

By Brian Wallen, a 2012 graduate of Temple University James Beasley School of Law. Wallen is currently studying for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bar exams. His primary legal interests are labor and employment, and criminal law. He is a … Continue reading

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Luck Faces Intellectual Property Lawsuit Heading Into Training Camp

By Colin Tansits, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater. As the NFL’s Organized Team Activities (OTA’s) begin and rookie training camps end, No. 1 overall Draft pick Andrew Luck is going to have more on his … Continue reading

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Nike Sues as Reebok Jumps the Gun on Tebow-Mania

By Chris McAndrew, a Junior Journalism/Pre-Law major at Temple University The NFL has rules and regulations for on and off the field, and sometimes it seems as if the league is battling more than the players themselves. When it comes … Continue reading

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How Roger Goodell Got Appeals Power, and Can Suspended Players Sue?

No one can accuse NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell of leniency in his response to the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.  Four players were suspended a total of 31 regular-season games, including Jonathan Vilma (right) who will miss the entire 2012 season. … Continue reading

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Judge, Jury, Executioner and Appeals Judge

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Pettite 50/50 On “Misunderstanding” Clemens

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Kentucky Derby Upcoming: Could Your Next Client Be a Thoroughbred Horse?

This season marks the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby, which has come to be known by race fans as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”  Between animal rights analysts, however, this most popular of horse racing events stands … Continue reading

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