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Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
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The Boston City Council has entered the ongoing national debates and reform efforts concerning collegiate student-athlete issues, including safety and scholarships. Colleges and universities across the United States, athletic...more
What’s that old saying … “a day late and a dollar short?” Here is our Privacy Monday roundup … on Wednesday.
Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Crackdown?
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) — the enforcement arm of...more
It’s budget month, but the budget bill has yet to be introduced. Rep. Bill Adolph (R-Delaware), chair of the House Appropriations Committee, signaled this week that the budget debate might not begin in the House until the...more
House Debates Amendment to Post-Production Costs Bill -
An amendment to a bill, which would prevent oil and gas companies from deducting post-production costs from their royalty payments, was debated on the House floor...more
There’s no place like home. Just be careful where and how you say it.
It is common knowledge among lawyers that copyright protection does not normally extend to titles, words, or short phrases. After all, movies,...more
In This Issue:
- High Court Rules Steel Workers Need Not be Paid for Changing Clothes
- NLRB Proposes Rules to Streamline Unionization Voting Process
- Obama Administration Delays Another Health Insurance...more
The health care industry is changing at an unprecedented rate and in fundamental ways. The industry has not seen change on this scale since the advent of the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Every segment of the health care...more
Very high expectations have arisen in Spain since two major gambling and entertainment projects were announced some months ago. Indeed, Las Vegas Sands has confirmed in several occasions its ambitious project for developing a...more
Athletes enrolled in California's four-year institutions of higher education, public or private, will be protected by a first-in-the-nation law signed by Governor Jerry Brown last week. The Student-Athlete Bill of Rights,...more
A recent decision from the Eastern District of North Carolina reminds us of the key role proof of causation plays in food liability cases. Manley v. Doe, No. 7:10-CV-154-D (E.D.N.C. February 2, 2012) involves a suit filed...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
The last and biggest deadline of the session is the constitutional adjournment deadline of May 23. There remains an enormous amount of work to be done before then. From finishing and passing conference...more
Over the last few years, the focus on football-related brain injuries has been on safety improvements that can be made during the game. A recent study of three Division I college teams suggests, however, that the focus of...more
The highly publicized suicide in April of University of Pennsylvania foot ball player Owen Thomas has added to the debate about the risk of brain injury posed by football and other contact sports. Owen reportedly committed...more
A recent study in the medical journal Pediatrics showed that concussions among children aged 8 to 19 who were involved in organized sports had nearly tripled between 1997 and 2007. The findings may suggest the intensity of...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*FDA Provides Advice on Presenting Drug Risks
*Battle Mounts Over ICANN Control
*FTC’s Negative Option Rule Up for Comment
*Alcohol Brands Cautiously Launch Twitter Campaigns
*Court to Examine...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events
*Rise Seen in Online Data Theft and Financial Scams
*Calorie Data Influences How New Yorkers Eat
*Under Leibowitz, FTC May Increase...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*FTC Wants Tighter Rules for Celebrity Endorsements
*High Court Green-Lights “Light” Cigarette Cases
*FTC Shutters Scareware Scams
*Drug Makers Will Stop Certain DTC Ads
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States first enacted universal motorcycle helmet laws in 1966, and by 1975 forty-seven states and the District of Columbia had such laws. The laws were enacted by the states in order for those states to receive federal...more
The sport of boxing dates back more than 5000 years and was practiced by the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians. In the United States, the sport became popular in the late 1800’s. The key participants in the sport...more
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