The U.S. Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile USA. After reviewing the details of the 39-billion-dollar deal, the DOJ said this acquisition would not be good for consumers. AT&T disagrees. On Lawyer2Lawyer, attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Maurice E. Stucke, from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Attorney Allen Grunes from the firm, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and Evan Koblentz, a reporter for Law Technology News, to discuss the suit and the impact on the mobile technology world and consumers.
Coming off the heels of an NFL Lockout, the NBA officially locked out its players on July 1, 2011, when players and owners failed to agree on a new contract. Then, the NBA filed two claims against the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) before union players could file an anti-trust lawsuit against them. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Professor Daniel E. Lazaroff, Director of the Loyola Sports Law Institute and Professor Gabriel A. Feldman, Director of the Tulane Sports Law Program, to discuss the legal and business issues surrounding the lockout. They take a look at the impact of the lockout on players, employees and fans and the fate of the 2011-2012 season.
In this April edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes back Austin-based attorney and e-discovery columnist Craig Ball, author of the Law Technology News’ column, “Ball in Your Court”. Monica and Craig discuss recent e-discovery cases and developments, including Facebook’s decision to create a “one-button” tool to collect user data on its social media site.
Suffolk Law Professor Marc Greenbaum discusses the latest development in the NFL labor dispute in this podcast.
With a unanimous vote, the Surpreme Court ruled 9-0 against the NFL in the American Needle v. NFL case—one of the most important legal cases in sports. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Marc Edelman from Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and Professor Michael McCann, Associate Law Professor at Vermont Law School and Legal Analyst for Sports Illustrated, to discuss this latest ruling. They talk about anti-trust law, intellectual property issues and how this decision could affect the NFL and other sports franchises.