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The Legal Blitz Feature: Civil Rights Implications of FIFA’s Hijab Ban

In a questionable 2007 decision, international soccer organization FIFA banned the wearing of hijabs by Islamic women players during matches.  The ban of the traditional headscarf, which is often required of Muslim women, affected their right to play the sport.  Last week, FIFA finally voted to lift the ban after much protest. Reports surfaced at […]

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The Legal Blitz Friday Feature: Mets’ Financial Responsibility Amid Court Ruling on Madoff Scheme

Each Friday we will feature an article from our good friends at The Legal Blitz. Please enjoy the following piece and check out The Legal Blitz when you get a chance! Yet another chapter has begun in the saga of the New York Mets organization’s financial responsibility in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, which collapsed over three years ago.  U.S. […]

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The Legal Blitz Friday Feature: Super Bowl Halftime Liability

Each Friday we will feature an article from our good friends at The Legal Blitz. Please enjoy the following piece and check out The Legal Blitz when you get a chance! Super Bowl XLVI provided plenty of material for the Monday morning radio and television talking heads: Coach Belichick purposefully allowing the Giants to score, the […]

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Fighter Association Next for UFC?

The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. Recently, ESPN aired a controversial piece on Outside the Lines examining Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter pay. It detailed how the UFC is not required to disclose its revenues since it is a private company. ESPN seemed to be projecting the view that the UFC drastically underpays its […]