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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
After Trademark Ruling, Yankees are Officially "The Evil Empire"
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Wanting Him to Stay Home, HS Running Back’s Mom Takes Letter of Intent to Lawyer
New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
NHL's Lawyer: Lockouts Are 'Necessary' Weapons
"A Great Day for New Jersey" - On Governor Christie's Move to Bring Online Gaming to NJ
Legal Fallout of an Armstrong Confession
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me: Video
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
Jeff Rosenblum on The Naked Brand
California Enacts “Student-Athletes Bill of Rights” For Collegiate Athletics
Jeff Ifrah on Historic DOJ/Poker Stars/Full Tilt Deal
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Roger Clemens Perjury Re-Trial Begins, Will He End Up In Jail? — Joe Bahgat
In This Issue:
- THE MASSACHUSETTS MUDDLE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG?
The Mashpee Wampanoag casino project planned for the town of Taunton in southeastern Massachusetts received a major...more
In This Issue:
- MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD APPROVES ATHENS ACQUISITION TRANSACTION:
At its April 9 monthly meeting, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB”) approved Athens Acquisition LLC’s acquisition...more
Originally published in Casino Enterprise Management magazine – March 2013.
With no federal Internet gaming bill on the horizon, state legislatures are again focused on whether and to what extent Internet gaming will...more
As New Jersey joins Nevada in the authorization of Internet gaming, there is only one law firm that combines online gaming joint venture negotiation and transactional experience with an unparalleled familiarity with Nevada...more
The State of Alabama filed suit on February 19, 2012, attempting to shut down four casinos it contends are illegal. Three Indian gambling centers and VictoryLand – one of the state’s largest racetracks and casinos and a...more
In This Issue:
- INDIAN COUNTRY AND OBAMA’S CHOICE FOR SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR:
In March, Ken Salazar will leave his well-appointed office at the helm of the Department of the Interior and return to Colorado,...more
Originally published in Riverside Lawyer, October 2012.
The tribal gaming industry received a blow from the United States Supreme Court right before the high court ended its session for the summer. Whether the blow is...more
The Art Law Blog introduces the first in a series of three articles on "percent-for-art" programs. The common purpose of percent-for-art ordinances is to invigorate the public cultural environment, and to develop and enhance...more
As expanded gambling brings renewed interest and attention to horse racing, tracks need to be sure to not make a bad bet on environmental compliance.
Public wall murals have been the subject of much attention recently. Legislators for Los Angeles, considered the “mural capital of the world”, are reviewing a proposed city ordinance to preserve vintage art murals and to...more
The notion that the arts make our culture "richer" is commonplace in our vernacular, but an undeniable trend has emerged giving an entirely new meaning to the phrase: across the board, the country’s nonprofit arts and culture...more
Often critics comment on the technique, the style, the grandeur of a work of art, and the dramatic and arduous so-called "artistic process". Rarely, do we study or observe how art is shaped by legal and environmental...more
Anteprojeto de lei para revitalização do Centro de Curitiba. Incentivos Fiscais. Valorização da cultura e da moradia na zona central da cidade.
Projeto inspirado em planos de Barcelona, São Paulo e Salvador....more
Break out a bottle of the good stuff. It's time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Baltimore Colts' famous defeat of the city's attempt to condemn its NFL franchise. In 1984, Baltimore sought to keep the team from...more
No sooner did the ink dry on my celebration of the 25th anniversary of the erstwhile Baltimore Colts' midnight departure to Indianapolis, when Maryland has provided us with more eminent domain related stuff for our gristmill....more
Organizers of an effort to have an 18-mile stretch of Route 414 from Watkins Glen to Lodi designated
as a scenic byway say they are on track with the project.
On June 12, the board of Seneca Lake Scenic Byway Inc. will...more
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