Rapper Young Thug’s Lyrics Used as Evidence in Trial

Rapper Young Thug (née Jeffery Lamar Williams) was arrested in May of 2022 on charges including racketeering and gang-related offences. That month also saw the arrest of twenty-seven other artists from Williams’ label ‘Young Stoner Life Records’ (‘YSL’) under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organisations (RICO) Act. Prosecutors allege that Young Thug’s rap lyrics are … Continue reading Rapper Young Thug’s Lyrics Used as Evidence in Trial

Rihanna says Work Work Work but not for Money: Is Exposure Valid Consideration?

The Superbowl is one of the most famous sporting events in the world, drawing in millions of spectators. But for some, like me, the best part of this year’s game was when the football stopped, and Rihanna came out on the field. Rihanna’s halftime show drew in 118.7 million viewers, 5.6 million more than the … Continue reading Rihanna says Work Work Work but not for Money: Is Exposure Valid Consideration?

Touchdown in the Courtroom: Former Eagles Captain Chris Maragos Awarded $43.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Super Bowl LVII has come and gone, and although the Philadelphia Eagles were left defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs in a close 38-35 game, former Eagles captain Chris Maragos still celebrated a big win after being awarded $43.5 million in his medical malpractice lawsuit regarding his 2017 career-ending knee injury. Maragos is an ex-NFL … Continue reading Touchdown in the Courtroom: Former Eagles Captain Chris Maragos Awarded $43.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Legal Implications of Justin Bieber’s Music Catalogue Sale

In recent years, you have probably seen articles recounting how Rock-n-Roll legends sold their back catalogues to major investment firms for astonishing figures. The surging trend of music catalogue sales was recently embraced by Canadian-born singer-songwriter Justin Bieber, who sold his rights to all the music he has released up until 2022 to music management … Continue reading Legal Implications of Justin Bieber’s Music Catalogue Sale

Nyck De Vries sued by sponsor over junior career €250k loan

It’s no secret that sponsorship agreements advance opportunities for drivers on the path to Formula 1 racing, but they can also be a source of legal trouble for drivers and teams alike. AlphaTauri rookie Nyck de Vries is no exception to this. De Vries climbed the junior ranks in motorsport, winning the Formula 2 and … Continue reading Nyck De Vries sued by sponsor over junior career €250k loan

Juventus Facing 15-Point Deduction Following False Bookkeeping Scandal

The Italian soccer giant Juventus has been a mainstay in Serie A and European competitions for the better half of the last 100 years.  To date, Juventus has won Serie A 36 times with nine of those being won in the last 12 years. Juventus has also won the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) … Continue reading Juventus Facing 15-Point Deduction Following False Bookkeeping Scandal

The Brewing Bad Blood between Taylor Swift fans and Ticketmaster

For Taylor Swift’s fans (“Swifties”), 2022 was a year to remember. With the release of her tenth studio album, “Midnights,” accompanied by the upcoming “The Eras” Tour (“The Tour”), the American singer-songwriter made a grand comeback to pop and was fully ready to perform the songs that her fans know all too well in person … Continue reading The Brewing Bad Blood between Taylor Swift fans and Ticketmaster

Calling on the Law to Evolve: Trans-inclusive Policies and Sport

The verdict is in. On December 16, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Court”) dismissed the claims of four female, cisgender high-school students challenging the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (the “CIAC”)[1] trans-inclusive Transgender Participation Policy (the “Policy”).[2] The Policy allows transgender high-school students to participate in gender specific sports … Continue reading Calling on the Law to Evolve: Trans-inclusive Policies and Sport