Defamation, Celebrities, and the Internet

Defamation, Celebrities, and the Internet

PDF Download of the Article By the very nature of their positions, celebrities in both the sports and entertainment spheres generate significant public attention and discussion. While the discourse will frequently be positive, inevitably many such conversations will...
The NFL and Super Bowl Ticket Prices (Finkelman v. NFL)

The NFL and Super Bowl Ticket Prices (Finkelman v. NFL)

A few weeks ago, Josh Finkelman sat in the upper decks of MetLife Stadium watching the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. The price for those nosebleed seats? $4,000 for two tickets.[1] Mr. Finkelman is now the lead plaintiff in a class...
Macklemore and the Fear of the Minstrel Show

Macklemore and the Fear of the Minstrel Show

I. Introduction to Macklemore and the Pattern of Cultural Appropriation The trajectory of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (“Macklemore”) is where the complexity of the race in music debate begins.[1] Because Macklemore emerged on an independent label from Seattle, he has...