One of the interesting oddities of American law is that Major League Baseball is exempt from antitrust rules that apply to virtually every other business. This special status was conferred to baseball in 1922, when justices of the United States Supreme Court unanimously bent over backwards to make complete fools of themselves. Read More.
The NFL commissioner has significant powers when it comes to player suspensions. However, when Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott were suspended, their cases wound up being challenged in Court. Read More.
When music gets licensed, remember that the name of the game is “slicing and dicing rights”. There is no rule book that says a particular licensing deal must go down in a certain way. Private parties instead fight for their individual rights. Read More.