How NASCAR’s Efforts After Daytona Nationwide Crash Will Impact Litigation

On February 23, at least 28 spectators were injured after a crash during a Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway sent debris flying into the crowd.  Since the crash, NASCAR has reportedly begun investigating what mechanisms led to the crash and subsequent spectator injuries.  To do this, NASCAR is not only working to reconstruct driver Kyle Larson’s car, but is also working with fencing … Continue reading How NASCAR’s Efforts After Daytona Nationwide Crash Will Impact Litigation

What The Emails Acquired By CNN Mean To The Case Against Penn State Officials

Recently, CNN a published a story detailing emails it obtained access to which allegedly were sent between Penn State President Graham Spanier, former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Penn State Senior Vice President for Business and Financing Gary Schultz.  CNN notes that it does not have the emails in its possession, but that their contents were made available to CNN.  Thus, because … Continue reading What The Emails Acquired By CNN Mean To The Case Against Penn State Officials

Second Swing: Roger Clemens’ Re-Trial

Nine months ago, after the prosecution had only put two witnesses on the stand, the judge in the case against former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens, declared a mistrial.  This mistrial stemmed from a procedural error committed by the prosecution, who showed a video referencing testimony by Andy Pettitte’s wife, which was previously ruled inadmissible. Today marks the start of the prosecution’s second trial against Clemens.  … Continue reading Second Swing: Roger Clemens’ Re-Trial

Death of a Witness: Is the Case Against Giants Fan’s Alleged Attackers Hurt?

A wrench has been thrown in the case brought by the Los Angeles County District Attorney against two individuals charged with the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan, Bryan Stow, outside of Dodgers Stadium on Opening Day. Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood face “. . . one count each of mayhem, assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, and battery with serious … Continue reading Death of a Witness: Is the Case Against Giants Fan’s Alleged Attackers Hurt?