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This past March, a grand jury indicted Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice on third-degree aggravated assault charges after video surfaced of Rice hitting his then fiancé outside a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Rice pleaded not guilty, avoided trial, and ultimately ended up being sentenced to complete a pre-intervention program. In terms of [...]

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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 11, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees weighs in on the Supreme Court’s upcoming hearing in American Needle v. NFL.

NBA Commissioner David Stern hands down indefinite suspension for the Wizards’ Gilbert Arenas amidst gun investigation. Meanwhile, one University of Tennessee player involved in drug and firearms [...]

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Raiders Head Coach May Present NFL With Tough Call

On October 1, 2009 By JETLaw

Violence (at least to some degree) is a fundamental element of football; and, while it sometimes carries over from the field to the locker room, few would expect it in the coaches’ office. Well, the Oakland Raiders are currently dealing with a situation in which their head coach, Tom Cable, is accused of [...]

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