Criminal Issues

Dodgers File Motion to Dismiss Bryan Stow Lawsuit

The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. The savage beating of Bryan Stow that occurred outside the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium on Opening Day 2011 was widely documented by all major news outlets. Police discovered that two men, Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood, nearly beat Stow to death because he was a San Francisco Giants fan. […]

Headline Intellectual Property Trademarks

These Burgers Are Not Made By The Dodgers

Earlier this week, I talked about trademark bullies, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) concern that the practice of bullying is getting out of hand.  Would you file the following lawsuit into the category of bullying? The Los Angeles Dodgers is giving Brooklyn Burger a hard time about its use of the classic […]

Contracts Headline Professional Responsibility Sports Law

Bad Contract Drafting Leaves The Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership Unknown

One of the first things any law school student will learn in what is usually a 2L Legal Drafting course is that punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure really do matter.  I remember my professor telling us that the placement of a single comma affected whether the plaintiff in a case would be given a $2+ […]