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Fatal Hazing Incident--Florida A&M University's Marching Band

Dante Martin was a member of the percussion section of Florida A&M University's marching band, the "Marching 100." Members of the percussion section were entitled to ride to away events in a motor coach known as "Bus C." Martin...

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Leasing Home On-line Violated Deed Restrictions

The Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio, recently upheld the determination by a Bexar County trial court that the deed restrictions for a homeowner’s association, which provide that homes should be "used solely for residential...

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Copyright Challenge to “We Shall Overcome”

On November 21, 2016, Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling with respect to the protest song “We Shall Overcome.” The plaintiffs (the We Shall Overcome Foundation and Butler...

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Shucks, Oysters are not Agriculture

Guest workers who worked shucking oysters for a seafood company alleged that the company violated sections of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (AWPA). The company claimed that the AWPA did not protect workers who shucked oysters...

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How Much Are You Drinking at Starbucks?

Recently, two federal district courts have dismissed lawsuits alleging that that Starbucks Corporation deceives its customers by misrepresenting the volume of its cold drinks. The first case was decided by a California federal district court in August...

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Houston, We Have a Problem!

After the South Texas College of Law (defendant) announced on June 22, 2016, that it was changing its name to "Houston College of Law," the University of Houston System (UH) filed a trademark infringement suit against the defendant. On October...