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NFL Referees All Set to Magically Disappear

Posted in Sports Business and the Law

By Jeffrey S. Kravitz and Sekou Campbell According to the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press, the NFL has reached a tentative agreement to end its lockout of the referees.    Ed Hochuli, whom Jeff Kravitz has worked with (as a lawyer not a ref), reads “Rules. Lots of Rules.” This year, during the lockout,… Continue Reading

Substitute Referees and Good Judges

Posted in Sports Business and the Law

By Jeffrey S. Kravitz, Esq. The NFL is clearly struggling with substitute referees. Over the weekend, one such was removed from a New Orleans Saints game because he was a Saints fan. CBS Morning News today featured the controversy and the outcry re the integrity of the game.Same with judges. It is axiomatic that good judges… Continue Reading

Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Lawsuit Against Actress for Distress

Posted in Family Law, Privacy Issues

 Scott Weston contributed to this post.   On May 5, 2010, sportsillustrated.com reported that Dwyane Wade’s estranged wife file an emotional distress suit against actress Gabrielle Union. Wade and his wife are in the middle of a heated divorce.   Some belief that the lawsuit is nothing short of pure harassment and leverage.  She tried the same… Continue Reading