Entertainment Law

Before acting in a television show, actors and actresses need to sign a contract that outlines the duties of their role. During the filming of a recent episode of “Femme Fatales” for Cinemax, Anne Greene refused to perform a topless sex scene, which Time Warner’s HBO division [...]

Entertainment Law

Creating a television show takes a lot of work, money and long, hard hours. However, this doesn’t mean that producers can neglect compensation laws. It appears as though this may have happened during the production of MTV’s popular reality show “Jersey Shore,” as [...]

Sports Law

In the past year, both Jason Collins and Michael Sam came out as the first gay male athletes actively participating in a sport. Most recently, UMass Amherst basketball player, Derrick Gordon, came out. One would think this isn’t an issue in sports locker rooms, but last year’s [...]

NCAA Law

The NCAA has been strict on its amateurism rules since its creation However, the ruling that Northwestern athletes are employees who can unionize could change that. One fallout could mean changes to the agent rules as the NCAA may no longer be able to prevent these interactions if athletes are [...]

Sports Law

Online gaming has had a rocky history in the U.S. Sites like Party Poker and Poker Stars rose in popularity as ESPN began broadcasting the World Series of Poker live on television. However, these sites were taken down by the Justice Department for breaking a variety of laws. Recently, both [...]