Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to terminate the contracts after the Capitol riot.
“The City has no right to terminate our contract,” Trump Organization officials said in a statement. “Mayor [Bill] de Blasio’s actions are purely politically motivated, have no legal merit, and are yet another example of the mayor’s efforts to advance his own partisan agenda and interfere
In last December’s column, this writer made a forecast that the U.S. Supreme Court, in a case pending before it at the time, Van Buren v. United States, 593 U.S. ___ (2021), 2021 U.S. LEXIS 2843 (decided June 3, 2021), would probably place a “speed bump” in the way of certain future prosecutions under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. §1030(a)(2) et seq., the federal criminal computer trespass statute. Although my prediction was in the target area, and would have been award winning, if I were a weatherman, it fell short of the mark, and was
With Congress unable to pass a federal NIL statute by July 1, and with at least six state statutes set to go into effect on that date, NCAA president Mark Emmert on Friday emailed university presidents, chancellors, athletic directors and other school officials. He urged the three NCAA divisions to adopt rules that would permit NIL. The email, obtained by Associated Press writer Ralph Russo, indicated the NCAA would adopt temporary NIL rules if necessary.
Emmert’s message is hardly a surprise. He emphasized during recent Senate testimony and in other forums that he wants to avoid a situation where athletes’