Dec. 28, 2015|By Julia Guinane Wagner
Under federal law, daily fantasy sports are considered a game of skill, not chance. They are not considered gambling under the UIGEA. If it’s legal under federal law, why doesn’t Arizona allow residents to play daily fantasy sports?
Dec. 21, 2015|By Callie Parkinson Maxwell
On December 1, 2015, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to impose specific (and potentially significant) penalties for failing to preserve electronically stored information (ESI), which “should have been preserved in the anticipation of litigation.”
Oct. 05, 2015|By Gregory B. Collins
On September 2, 2015, Federal District Judge Richard Berman overturned the National Football League’s four-game suspension of quarterback Tom Brady over his role in ‘Deflategate’. Judge Berman’s order vacated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s binding arbitration ruling. The NFL has now had its last four appealed arbitration decisions overturned. With the publicity surrounding these decisions, one might assume that the NFL’s losing record on appeal is typical. It is not.