On November 2nd, 2020, Justice Andrew Nicol of the High Court of England and Wales handed down judgement in Depp II v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Anor  EWHC 2911 (QB) with the world watching. In what is arguably the largest and most high profile case since the … [Read more...] about On Stranger Tides: What effect will Depp’s loss in the UK courts have on his claim against Heard in the States?
The State of College Sports, Part 2: NIL and Alston
College sports are in a state of upheaval. Recent legal outcomes and legislative maneuvers have continued to upset the control of the NCAA as pandemic-induced turmoil has thrown competition schedules completely out of whack. The state of college sports is in flux, and this is the … [Read more...] about The State of College Sports, Part 2: NIL and Alston
Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?
Last week, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied a motion for summary judgement submitted by Stranger Things creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, in a breach of implied contract suit filed by independent filmmaker Charlie Kessler. Kessler claims the Duffers stole the idea for … [Read more...] about Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?
College Basketball Head Coaches Will Not Have to Testify
Judge Edgardo Ramos for the Southern District of New York ruled that that actions of University of Arizona men’s basketball coach, Sean Miller, and Louisiana State University men’s basketball coach, Will Wade, are irrelevant to the upcoming college basketball bribery trial and … [Read more...] about College Basketball Head Coaches Will Not Have to Testify
EU Approves Controversial Copyright Directive
As of April 15th, the European Union officially approved a controversial new Copyright Directive that has left members of the art and tech worlds fiercely divided. The Directive, which was narrowly approved by the European Parliament in a 348 to 274 vote last month, has now been … [Read more...] about EU Approves Controversial Copyright Directive