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In April 2013 the US Justice Department joined a whistleblower action against Lance Armstrong in the District Court of Washington, D.C. The lawsuit alleges that by using performance enhancing drugs to climb to the pinnacle of cycling Armstrong violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service – his title sponsor during six of his seven [...]

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StarCaps Litigation May Finally Be Over

On February 18, 2011 By Charles Michels

In 2008, two Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen (Kevin and Pat Williams) received four game suspensions for violating the NFL’s drug policy. The players tested positive for Bumetanide, a substance that can help to mask steroids. Both players attributed the positive test to the weight loss supplement StarCaps. The players appealed and the appeals were [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 6, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Sprint providing law enforcement with subscribers GPS information.

Is Wikipedia becoming an oligarchy?

Disabled mayor prepared to bring ADA claim against Disney World for treatment over four-wheeled iBOT at Magic Kingdom. German tourist arrested at same park for making security [...]

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The Fourth Amendment Is Great and All, But…

On September 1, 2009 By JETLaw

Bill Simmons, the popular writer for ESPN.com, recently discussed the continual leaking of information regarding steroid use in baseball in the early 2000s and compared this lingering phenomenon to, among other less savory things, an automatic debit that just cannot be canceled. The description is apt for a somewhat beguiling situation [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 9, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Iowa County first in America to employ 911 emergency texts.

Risk of censorship hitting Family Guy, video game producers and even the Kool-Aid man.

Minor league baseball player Julio Castillo sentenced to 30 days in jail for fan-injuring baseball thrown [...]

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Monday Morning Jetlawg

On June 21, 2009 By JETLaw

– Virgin Media and Universal combine to offer unlimited music–for a small fee.

– Delaware corporations forced to become more tech-reliable as Chancery Court hands down e-discovery opinions.

– Facebook further Twitterfies and immediately runs into the same cybersquatting issues.

– Social networks play an important role in [...]

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Courtesy of former trainer Brian McNamee, the evidence that legendary pitcher Roger Clemens used performance-enhancing drugs is mounting, but that does not necessarily mean the case against him is getting stronger. There is an ongoing investigation into whether Clemens lied under oath when he testified before Congress that he had not used performance-enhancing [...]

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