Sports Law

Alabama running back, Justin Taylor, has unwittingly become the test case for the SEC’s new recruiting rules: specifically those designed to prevent oversigning. Under the new SEC oversigning rules, schools can only sign up to 25 players a year to national letters of intent. Although Taylor [...]

Entertainment Law

The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are currently in extensive talks to combine the country’s two main actors unions. While nothing has been announced officially, the two sides are reportedly close to a deal. The Group for One Union, which is [...]

Sports Law

Comcast-Spectator is facing a lawsuit over claims that it failed to pay a finder’s fee owed in connection with the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers. From the perspective of a sports law attorney, the suit highlights that while finder’s fees are often useful in obtaining strategic business [...]

Entertainment Law

If you have seen No Country for Old Men, you might argue that Tommy Lee Jones deserves to be handsomely rewarded for his award-winning performance. However, a Morgan Stanley-backed film finance entity disagrees. The company filed a lawsuit claiming it was cheated out of profits after Paramount [...]

Sports Law

As college sports continue to bring in large sums of money for many universities, the question of whether college athletes should be financially compensated is heating up. In the most recent development, the organization is putting the brakes on plans for a $2,000 NCAA athlete allowance. The [...]

Entertainment Law

When it comes to legal matters, please don’t hold it against us when we tell you that there is a lot we can learn from the cast of Jersey Shore. In addition to several criminal arrests, the cast of Jersey Shore has been involved in a number of business disputes ranging from breach of contract [...]