Entertainment Law

Product placement is a regular part of entertainment, so much so that viewers often dismiss brand-name items they see every day.  Of course, the film industry has drawn quite a bit of criticism over its product placement practices, particularly when it comes to cigarettes, alcohol and other [...]

Sports Law

At times, agents may be entitled to commissions when those they represent engage in other business opportunities. One such instance has led Darrelle Revis, cornerback for the New York Jets, to take legal actions against his agents.  According to ESPN, Revis recently filed a lawsuit in [...]

NCAA Law

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest sports law news, you’ve probably heard Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator John Chavis will face a jury of his peers regarding his alleged breach of contract with Louisiana State University. The Advocate reported Baton Rouge District Judge [...]

Sports Law

For those of you who follow mixed martial arts, Georges St-Pierre’s name certainly rings a bell. According to the famed fighter’s website, St-Pierre has been training since he was 7 years old, when he started studying Kyokushin karate. Since then, the 170-lbs fighter earned 25 wins, [...]