Archive | March, 2012

Divide and Conquer: Do Love and Business Mix?

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UPDATE 3/28/12:  The Dodgers report that former NBA great Magic Johnson’s investment group has just purchased the team from former owner Frank McCourt.  The $2 Billion price tag, according to Forbes, qualifies as the biggest profit for an owner on a sale of a team in MLB history.  Talk about a turnaround!  Read more below…
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Supreme Court Healthcare Debate Shifts from Tax Technicality to Government Mandate

In front of a capacity crowd, and Rick Santorum, yesterday morning the Affordable Care Act finally began its Supreme Court review. Two days in, are events unfolding as expected? As expected, the justices look set to dismiss the “tax” argument. More surprising, however, is that amid the flurry of constitutional skepticism, Justices Kennedy and Roberts…
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Opinions Abound as Health Care Prepares for its Supreme Court Debut

As the administration’s Affordable Care Act gets ready for its moment of fame (or infamy) in the Supreme Court, we remind ourselves of the legal arguments at the center of the debate, what’s at stake for government, and more recent predictions of what to expect of the hearing itself. Here’s just a little of what…
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Episode 61: The Creepy Apps, Shaky Hands, Music and Start-ups Podcast from SXSW

Having finally recovered from the madness that consumes the city of Austin during SXSW, we’re back for our roundup of what we saw and who we spoke to. From entertainment lawyers to Startup America, we have a great show — chock full of interviews — in store for you this week. We begin with David…
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The Complex Story of Trayvon Martin — The Unanswered Questions

On February 26, unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin was shot by a self-appointed neighborhood watch leader on a suburban street. Mr Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin, said he killed the teen in self-defense, according to police. Zimmerman, whose family says he is Hispanic, despite being described as white in a police report, has not been arrested or…
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