Author Archives: Gabrielle Gonzalez

Alec Baldwin is Formally Charged in Fatal Film Set Shooting

Written By: Kaitlyn Keane Overview On January 31, 2023, the District Attorney’s office of Santa Fe, New Mexico, formally filed involuntary manslaughter charges against actor Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah… Read more »

Eighth Circuit Hears Case That Could Dramatically Change the Voting Rights Landscape

Written By: Tom Sheffield A recent case making its way through the lower federal courts could effect a significant change in the voting rights landscape. The Voting Rights Act of… Read more »

FTC Proposes Rule Banning and Invalidating Non-compete Clauses in Labor Contracts Nationally

Written By: Joe Schuler The Proposed FTC Rule:On January 5th the Federal Trade Commission released a notice proposing a new rule banning the use of covenants not to compete, colloquially… Read more »

“This is Your Pilot Speaking . . . Please Fasten Your Seatbelts and Prepare for Litigation”

Written By: Michael J. Cimino Southwest Airlines (“Southwest”) has come under intense scrutiny following their series of canceled and severely delayed flights during the holiday season. Southwest was initially able… Read more »

A Dog Toy and Jack Daniel’s: Is “Humor” an Escape to Trademark Infringement Claims?

Written By: Jessica Summers A dog toy closely resembling the iconic Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle has led to a dispute revolving around whether a product based on humorous parody deserves… Read more »