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Monday Morning JETLawg

On November 28, 2011 By JETLaw

In the news…

N.B.A. reaches deal to save the season, which will open on Christmas Day.

Federal government seizes over 100 domain names in one of largest piracy crackdowns ever.

Militant Saudi Arabian-based group allegedly hired hackers to breach AT&T’s telecom network.

Apple removes ‘Jew [...]

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Back to the Courts: Basketball Boycott?

On November 23, 2011 By Virginia Maynard

After months of negotiation, N.B.A. players have decided to take their concerns to court. Following Thursday’s final attempt at negotiation, locked out players filed suit demanding an end to an alleged illegal boycott of the work force. The suit seeks damages for what the players claim to be “irreparable harm” in preventing them [...]

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It’s official. The 2011-2012 NBA season will not start on time, if at all. David Stern, commissioner of the NBA, announced on Monday that the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 season would be cancelled and that there could be more games cancelled if the NBA lockout continues. The NBA players’ [...]

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What Will You Be Doing in 17 Years?

On August 10, 2010 By Richard Jacques

Well if you are current NHL and now formerly New Jersey Devils’ winger Ilya Kovalchuk, you thought it was going to be playing hockey for the New Jersey Devils still. The only problem is that the NHL back on July 20 ruled that the deal was invalid and voided it. The [...]

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Kevin Garnett Probably Has Sharp Elbows

On April 27, 2010 By JETLaw

In contact sports, injuries often occur, and the line where an honest play turns into violent assault is a blurry one. The line gets clearer, however, when violence occurs after a play has stopped.

A few days ago, in an NBA first-round playoff game, power forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics elbowed [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On January 25, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Judge reduces jury verdict against Jammie Thomas-Rasset by 97%.

Pope encourages use of new media.

Severance packages, the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction,” and Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog: Final week of The Tonight Show raises interesting contract and intellectual property issues.

Actress [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 14, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

First U.S. inmate executed through new intravenous method.

Too much sex in television ads recently?

Critics slam Saturday Night Live for being insensitive toward domestic violence after Tiger Woods skit.

Actress looks for lifesaver after $1.7 million tax lien.

Fearful [...]

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The NBA on TNT recently introduced a series of new commercials for the 2009-10 NBA season. The commercials star Rainn Wilson, famous for his role as Dwight Schrute on The Office, alongside NBA stars Gilbert Arenas, Deron Williams, Dwight Howard, and Derrick Rose. In the commercials, Arenas, Williams, Howard, and Rose, [...]

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For the Love of a "Pure" Game?

On November 19, 2009 By Richard Jacques

Many people remember when the Tim Donaghy scandal broke during the summer of 2007, when the then-NBA referee resigned amidst allegations that he made calls either affecting the outcome of games or at least helping cover the spread both during the regular season and playoffs. After pleading guilty on federal charges, Continue Reading