National Football League

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.17.11

    * Dominique Strauss-Kahn will go to Rikers for three or four years just to prove his point. [CNN] * A South Carolina jail is being investigated by the Justice Department for allowing its inmates to read only the Bible. Instead of a joke, how about you goofballs learn something and read this article that Christopher […]

    19 Comments / / May 17, 2011 at 9:08 AM
  • Antitrust, Football, Sports

    Our Long National Football Nightmare Is Not Over, But Maybe?

    Earlier this evening, U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson (D. Minn.) ordered an end to the NFL lockout. Football is back on! Maybe! Or not! Not at all? Who knows?!?!?! Yes, Judge Nelson ordered an end to the lockout today. Watching ESPN is like a trainwreck for those who crave certainty in their news reports. […]

    32 Comments / / Apr 25, 2011 at 7:56 PM
  • 9th Circuit, Divorce Train Wrecks, Football, Immigration, Insider Trading, Morning Docket, Sports

    Morning Docket: 04.12.11

    * Baker & McKenzie is being sued for $600 million. First they were the inspiration for Philadelphia. Then they gave me a cold offer. Now this? Horrific mistakes, all. [Sports Money / Forbes] * Meanwhile, Bingham McCutchen is preemptively suing Frank McCourt for letting them screw him over so badly. [Los Angeles Times] * The […]

    24 Comments / / Apr 12, 2011 at 9:00 AM
  • Asians, Football, Jury Duty, Racism, Sports, Trials

    How (Not) To Get Out of Jury Duty

    Honestly, I don’t understand why people hate jury duty so much. What’s the big deal? You don’t have to go to work. You can sit down and read stuff on your iPad or play Angry Birds. Then you go home. How is this a hardship to be avoided at all costs? And if you are […]

    102 Comments / / Apr 6, 2011 at 3:56 PM
  • Antitrust, David Boies, Football, Sports

    U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty: The Man Who Holds Football By The Balls

    Since Japan is about to sink, drown, or blow up, you might have missed the fact that 32 or so billionaires officially can’t figure out how to share profits with a few hundred millionaires. That’s right, the National Football League — the most successful sports association ever — is in a stage of lockout. The […]

    90 Comments / / Mar 14, 2011 at 10:12 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 02.15.11

    * Clarence Thomas is now being criticized for attending a Koch party. Koch, not Coke. [New York Times] * Chevron gets hit with a record-setting judgment in the Ecuadorian environmental case — and it has to apologize. [Wall Street Journal] * Musical chairs: David Hoffman — a former Rehnquist clerk and Kash-certified hottie, who previously […]

    26 Comments / / Feb 15, 2011 at 9:20 AM
  • Law Schools, Money, Non-Sequiturs, Sports, Student Loans

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.09.11

    * Hey Elie, check this out: “Money Tips for Young Lawyers.” The top tip: “Get on top of student loans.” [Alpha Consumer / U.S. News & World Report] * What matters more, experience or grades? [Lawyerist] * Who should use a legal recruiter — and who shouldn’t? Recruiter Dan Binstock explains. [The Careerist] * Sports […]

    13 Comments / / Feb 9, 2011 at 6:29 PM
  • Football, Sports, Tort Reform

    Is Anybody Else Sick of Disgruntled ‘Seatgate’ Super Bowl Fans?

    In case you haven’t been following along, the National Football League has been dealing with a little controversy from 1,250 fans who went to the Super Bowl. It’s been labeled “Seatgate.” These people bought tickets to the Super Bowl, but when they arrived in Dallas, their temporary seats were not completed. It appears that Super […]

    128 Comments / / Feb 9, 2011 at 12:15 PM