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Blackballed: A Colin Kaepernick Story

By: Jeremy Skinner, Managing Editor, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Was Colin Kaepernick blackballed from joining a National Football League “NFL” team? That is what one Court will find out. Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers starting QB, initially filed a grievance against the NFL claiming that the owners “conspired […]

Art Who’s Provenance is a Reminder of the Holocaust and of a Museum’s Disregard for a Family Affected by the Holocaust

By: John Jordan, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

In Zuckerman v. Metropolitan Museum of Art, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York properly dismissed the replevin and conversion claims of Laurel Zuckerman, the representative of the estate of Alice Leffman, which alleged that the Met lacked good […]

April 15th, 2018|Blog, Business, Contracts, Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Can an Airline Legally Kick You Off a Flight?

By: Akia Espinoza, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

From the woman who was travelling to see her dying mother and was kicked off a United Airlines flight, to the cellphone video of a doctor that was dragged off a United Airlines flight, the airline industry has had scandals in the last year […]

April 12th, 2018|Blog, Business, Contracts, Financial|0 Comments

Legal Efficiency or Legal Scam? The Problem with the Unauthorized Practice of Law Done Online

By: Diana Alcala, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Picture this: two people meet, marry and live together happily for many years. Each person has appointed their spouse sole beneficiary and health care surrogate in the case that tragedy should strike.  Then, due to some irreconcilable differences, the two separate. Divorce is on […]

Bound to be Bound: Enforceability of BDSM Contracts

By: Diana Alcala, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Even though the practice of bondage and discipline, sadism and masochism (“BDSM”) has recently come into the mainstream consciousness in the form or movies and books, its portrayals are often inaccurate and as some members of the community might say, even problematic. Movies like […]

November 2nd, 2017|Blog, Contracts, Criminal Law|0 Comments