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Minor League Baseball’s Unionization Represents a Groundbreaking Shift in MLB’s Labor Relations

MATTHEW HARRIS—In an age where collegiate and professional athletes are increasingly taking control of their own legal rights, no story is more relevant and encouraging than the emerging unionization of Minor League Baseball (“MiLB”) players. On September 14, 2022, the MLB formally recognized the Major League Baseball Players Organization (“MLBPA”) as the collective bargaining representative of […]

The Texas Two-Step: A Controversial Bankruptcy Dance

SAMANTHA GOLDSTEIN—On February 25, 2022, New Jersey U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge, Michael Kaplan, allowed healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson’s spinoff company, LTL Management, LLC (“LTL Management”), to proceed with its filing of chapter 11 bankruptcy. Johnson & Johnson’s bankruptcy strategy evolved due to the 38,000 lawsuits claiming that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with […]

The Rush out of Russia: Why Some Brands are Locked-In

ELIZABETH SARDINAS—On March 16, 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the U.S. Congress, calling for American companies to exit the Russian market. In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and President Zelenskyy’s remarks, over 600 companies, including American Airlines, Deloitte, Netflix, and Spotify, have completely withdrawn from Russia. Similarly, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney introduced a […]

The Fight to Protect a Consumer’s Right to Repair

AUSTIN PRICE—The world is an ever-evolving place with new technologies coming to market every day. However, the question that accompanies these constant advancements is what to do with products, both old and new, that become damaged in ways that are repairable. More specifically, who can make repairs and what role the manufacturer has in providing […]

One List To Rule Them All: Creating A National Unruly Passenger No-Fly List

SCOTT FRASER—Whether you read the paper, watch the nightly local news, or scour social media, chances are that you have heard, or seen footage of, an airline passenger acting in a disruptive manner, fighting other passengers, physically and sexually assaulting flight attendants, or even attacking the authorities. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, airlines began noticing […]