- Homicide by text: Michelle Carter and the death of Conrad Roy
- Bird scooters: Legitimate methods of urban transportation or instruments of mayhem?
- Stopping School Violence Starts with Understanding Who Attacks Schools: Leveraging Local Opportunities to Reduce Violence by Students
- The boundaries of boundless cell phone searches at the border
- Parkland shooting survivors: “thoughts and prayers” no longer enough
Covering some of the most interesting topics of the CLO, this section highlights diverse areas of law, including sports and entertainment.
Title IX and the Clery Act give rise to a federal investigation into colleges’ policies and procedures for handling complaints of sexual violence. ...[Continue Reading]
In conjunction with White House efforts to reduce the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses, the U.S. Department of Education names fifty-five colleges and universities under federal investigation. ...[Continue Reading]
Donald Sterling’s racist remarks from a privately recorded conversation could cost him his ownership interest in the L.A. Clippers, while the threat of related litigation may cause a stir amongst other NBA owners.
Legislatures deciding whether to legalize the practice must weigh the benefits of taxable revenue and possible job creation against the threat of crime and the disapproval of professional sports leagues. ...[Continue Reading]
Examination of a student-athlete’s position under the current NCAA format and within the NLRA’s employee provisions yields no clear answer.
After Attorney General Eric Holder levied the Department of Justice’s highest fine ever on an automobile company, many are asking whether the fine sets a precedent for similar situations involving consumer safety misinformation. ...[Continue Reading]
Cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals filed suit for wage theft and unfair employment practices. ...[Continue Reading]
Allow me to preface: I do not pity Alex Rodriguez (“A-Rod”), and I am not the only one that does not feel sympathy for him. In fact, I would assume that the vast majority of sports fans feel no sympathy for the man, but why? Is it because he is the youngest Major League Baseball (“MLB”) ...[Continue Reading]
The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team’s 2013 national championship run had all of the drama of a Hollywood movie. After a brutal, freak injury to guard Kevin Ware in the Cardinals’ Elite Eight win over the Duke Blue Devils, the team rallied together for two come-from-behind wins ...[Continue Reading]
The Miami Dolphins seem to be caught in the middle of potential litigation regarding the lack of control over their locker room environment. ...[Continue Reading]
The University of Maryland’s appeal of a Guilford County trial court’s denial of its motion to dismiss is slated to go before the North Carolina Court of Appeals on September 26, 2013. ...[Continue Reading]